Pronunciation of Gaff
/ɡˈaf/, /ɡˈaf/, /ɡ_ˈa_f/
Synonyms for gaff:
Other synonyms and related words:
euchre, blunder, bobble, goof, cozen, clinker, boo-boo, lapse, defraud, victimize, bleed, hoodwink, stumble, mistake, boob, shortchange, snow, deceive, trip, fault, misstep, thimblerig, Familiarity, solecism, indiscretion, fluff, stick, ream, miscue, bamboozle, clanger, gaffe, faux pas, fumble, delude, diddle, mislead, flub, nobble, brick, inaccuracy, oversight, screwup, gammon, hornswoggle, beguile, slipup, misinform.
Usage examples for gaff:
- It was along about here- half- way on the reach to Minot's- that Tommie Ohlsen broke his main- gaff. - "The Seiners", James B. (James Brendan) Connolly.
- About nine out of ten get away, was the reply, and it takes a good fisherman to bring them to the gaff. - "The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries", Francis Rolt-Wheeler.
- That, too, was done, and now the rope led from Rufe's neck, over the weather rail, under the schooner, and up to the gaff. - "The Pirate Woman", Aylward Edward Dingle.