Synonyms of gaffer in English:

gaffer


See definition of gaffer

noun

1‘being the gaffer's gone to her head’

SYNONYMS

boss, manager, manageress, foreman, forewoman, overseer, controller, supervisor, superintendent

ganger

bossman, number one, kingpin, top dog, bigwig, big cheese, Mr Big, skipper

governor, guv'nor

North American honcho, head honcho, numero uno, padrone, sachem, big wheel, big kahuna, big white chief, high muckamuck

2‘old gaffers tottering past on sticks’

SYNONYMS

old man, elderly man, senior citizen, pensioner, OAP, grandfather

Irish Scottish bodach

old bloke, old boy, old guy, old codger, old geezer, old-timer, greybeard, grandad, wrinkly

British buffer, josser

North American old coot

archaic grandsire, ancient

rare senex