Gaffer is a slang term that means an old man or boss, especially in the film industry. Some of the antonyms for the word gaffer can include terms such as junior, apprentice, newcomer, whippersnapper, subordinate, and trainee. These are words that are used to describe someone who is younger or less experienced than a gaffer. Other antonyms for gaffer may include words such as employee, follower, understudy, or subordinate, which describe someone who is working under the supervision or authority of a gaffer. Whatever antonym may be used, it all depends on the context in which it is being used, and the exact connotation being conveyed.
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- criticize, decrease, depreciate.