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synonyms for gaffer

  • elder
  • founder
  • grandfather
  • ruler
  • ancestor
  • architect
  • author
  • chief
  • creator
  • father
  • generator
  • graybeard
  • head
  • inventor
  • maker
  • master
  • originator
  • paterfamilias
  • senior
  • sire
  • old man
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antonyms for gaffer

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  • servant
  • matriarch
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How to use gaffer in a sentence

Sometimes, when your rubber isn’t street legal and your headlights have been x-ed out with gaffer tape, a trailer becomes a necessity, as does a vehicle to pull that trailer.
WHAT THE TOWING CAPACITY NUMBERS ON YOUR TRUCK REALLY MEANJONATHON KLEIN/CAR BIBLESAUGUST 24, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
One producer who works on digital and branded videos said they normally need to contact at most “a couple” people when hiring a freelance gaffer for a shoot.
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So you ken what it means, when a gaffer carries on like that, an' the man is saft enough as weel as the woman being willin'.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
"I have no time for gossiping," mumbled Gaffer Grebe, with his mouth full of building material.
ROBIN'S RAMBLESMAY BYRON
Gaffer; an old English word, but with a peculiar application in Ireland, where it means a boy, a young chap.
ENGLISH AS WE SPEAK IT IN IRELANDP. W. JOYCE
I came to Gaffer and Grannie Cressidge as they smiled at each other when eating the apples and bread.
FIFTY-TWO STORIES FOR GIRLSVARIOUS
Outside a shuttered pub a bunch of loiterers listen to a tale which their brokensnouted gaffer rasps out with raucous humour.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
That last question seemed a settler, and the wisdom of Gaffer Solomons went down fifty per cent.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VI, NOVEMBER 1850, VOL. IVARIOUS
He was quite a character, used to live completely alone, and was known in the district as Gaffer Patience.
MAUPRATGEORGE SAND
Who would think of coming to Gaffer Patience to look for this fine child of noble blood?
MAUPRATGEORGE SAND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GAFFER

  • ancestor
  • architect
  • author
  • chief
  • creator
  • elder
  • father
  • founder
  • gaffer
  • generator
  • grandfather
  • graybeard
  • head
  • inventor
  • maker
  • master
  • old man
  • originator
  • paterfamilias
  • ruler
  • senior
  • sire
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.