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a person in charge of others; a boss.
"street cleaners stopping for a smoke when their gaffer isn't in the vicinity"
by karientoch March 18, 2019
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Used in Ireland, "gaff" is slang for house in Ireland, "gaffer" means house party
"Josh I have a free gaff this weekend"
"You gonna have a gaffer?"
"Yeah mate it's gonna be whopper"
by SeΓ±or Chen November 28, 2016
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someone or even something that is young or small. a small child usually, but not always
"awe look at the little gaffer"
by gafferforlife November 15, 2010
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1 An old man;
2 A old man that drones on endlessly
1 "My grandpa's a funny little gaffer"
2 "My socials teacher is such a gaffer"
by Johanna September 09, 2004
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Irish slang word for a wild party, typically at a "gaff" (irish slang for house).
"Righ', so my mam and da are out so I'll be having a mad gaffer!"
by Mad-Yoke-From-Ireland July 23, 2018
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A gaffer(as seen on the rolling credits of a movie) is a guy who runs around with different multicolored rolls of duck tape on the movie set and makes sure the set doesnt fall apart for the scene.
"Tell the gaffer to go make sure those overhead lighting wires are out of the scene."
by Ivez May 08, 2005
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