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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.

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'.

"I have no time for gossiping," mumbled Gaffer Grebe, with his mouth full of building material.

Gaffer; an old English word, but with a peculiar application in Ireland, where it means a boy, a young chap.

I came to Gaffer and Grannie Cressidge as they smiled at each other when eating the apples and bread.

Outside a shuttered pub a bunch of loiterers listen to a tale which their brokensnouted gaffer rasps out with raucous humour.

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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gaffer, such as: elder, founder, grandfather, ruler, ancestor, and architect.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.