noun. an elderly man.
- old geezer
- old man
noun. an electrician responsible for lighting on a movie or tv set.
noun. a person who exercises control over workers.
- straw boss
- assistant foreman
Example sentences of the word gaffer
1. Noun, singular or mass
Tape the screen in place with gaffer's tape and cover any areas around the edge of the screen where light from the projector is leaking out.