This page is about the slang term gaffer
the manager, the boss
- All the Manchester United players said they owed their success to the gaffer and the rest of the coaching staff.
- Eh, Bobby! The gaffer wants to see you. And you'd better watch out coz he don't look too happy, neither!
usually used with the definite article "the"
This is typically used in British English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
Contributor: Matt Errey