n (infml 口)
1 (joc or derog 谑或贬) old fellow 老头子
*That (old) gaffer going into the pub is
90 years old. 走进酒店的那个老头子已经90岁了.
2 (Brit sl 俚) foreman (of a gang of workmen) 工头; 领班.
Probably from godfather]
the person who is in charge of the lighting in making a cinema filmBrE informal
an old man - used humorouslyBrE informal
a man who is in charge of people, especially in a factory