"gaffer" Definition

  1. a master, or employer; term used by “navvies,” and general in Lancashire and North of England. Early English for an old man. _See_ “BLOW THE GAFF.”

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Position in the dictionary: 1375 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: gaffing, gag, gage, galeny, gallanty show, gallimaufry, gallipot, gallivant, gallows, gallows bird
Previous words in the dictionary: gaff, gadding the hoof, gad, gaby, gab, fye-buck, funny-bone, funny, funking the cobbler, funk

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