What is a gaffer

Oberbeleuchter (German)

Part of speech: noun, (male)

Hyphenation:
Upper | illuminated | lighted, Plural: Upper | lightened
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˈOːbɐbəˌlɔɪ̯çtɐ]
Word meaning / definition:
1) Person with primary responsibility for lighting in film, television and theater
Origin of the term:
Determinative compound upper and the noun Lighting technician
Synonyms:
1) Gazer
Female word forms:
1) gaffer
General terms:
1) lighting technician
Cases:
Nominative: singular Gaffer; Plural Gaffer
Genitive: singular Top illuminator; Plural Gaffer
Dative: singular Gaffer; Plural Top lighting
Accusative: singular Gaffer; Plural Gaffer


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So she gave her friend Oliver Haas, who as Gaffer working on film, I said yes. 'The whole attitude towards marriage has simply changed, and that actually has to do with age,' said Kling.
Gala.de, March 19, 2020

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Gawkers: ... on the set Origin of the term: from the English gaffer Synonyms: 1) Chief lighting technician, gaffer Application examples: 1) "The chief lighting technician (gaffer, gaffer) is ...


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