an elderly man
an electrician responsible for lighting on a movie or tv set
a person who exercises control over workers;
"if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"
- Nobody out there but some old gaffer with a cane.
- That (old) gaffer going into the pub is 90 years old.
- The gaffer told us we're a good team.
You have marred my ramble, Gaffer Glover.出自： Sir W. Scott
My good old gaffer, you're one of the old world.出自： J. H. Newman