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Synonyms for gaffer

an electrician responsible for lighting on a movie or tv set

a person who exercises control over workers

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Dons boss McInnes insists Clarke's return north of the border as Kilmarnock gaffer underlines that the game here is in good shape.
The new England gaffer was in charge for 467 Premier League games - no one can remember any of them.
I keep myself fit and if I start I go out there and do my best and if I am on the bench I always try to get a goal and give the gaffer food for thought for the next game.
The built-in sensor tells Gaffer when he is on his own so he can call out to any passerby to get them to come over and look at the current tea offers he has on his iPad.
Harry Alderton of Eaglescliffe gives the gaffer a lift to the starting line in 2000, above, and riders taking part in the race a year earlier, right MICHELLE MADDISON
I'm settled here, I've been playing a lot of football and I've built up a good relationship with the gaffer and Macca so I'd be very happy to stay.
I'm looking at that bit but it's important what the gaffer is doing.
It was annoying that the gaffer won the sweep prize," said captain Mark Hudson.
My husband has a hymn book which Gaffer Stone gave to him on his confirmation and also has a club magazine printed in 1947.
On Black, Ridgewell said: "He's obviously popular, all the players like him, we got on well with him when the gaffer was here.
PHOTO (Color) From left, skipper Fariba Zand, angler Bill Tittle and gaffer Hunter von Leer combined efforts to boat a 582-pound mako shark a mile off Palos Verdes.
I thought we might have been facing our gaffer on Wednesday and Del on Saturday.
We had a sneak peek of it towards the end of last season and it's going to be good with the gaffer able to get everything in place.
Scott Fox believes Ross County gaffer Jim McIntyre is worthy of his 'Manager of the Year' accolade.
The first thing the gaffer said to me was: 'If I see you in our half I will kick your backside - I have bought you to score goals.