How Do You Spell GAFF?

Correct spelling for the English word "gaff" is [ɡ_ˈa_f], [ɡˈaf], [ɡˈaf]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of GAFF

  1. gaf, n. (slang) a low theatre: a fair.

Common Misspellings for GAFF

Below is the list of 184 misspellings for the word "gaff".

Usage Examples for GAFF

  1. I thought he must be a pretty fine rich man's son to stand the gaff this way when cast off by his father for mixing up with a daughter of the people. - "Ma Pettengill" by Harry Leon Wilson
  2. And then, before long, it was Sara Lee's turn to stand the gaff. - "The Amazing Interlude" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. The wheel was broken and the Russian Finn lay dead beside it, killed by a falling gaff, his swarthy face, white now in the bright light, turned up to the stormy sky; and a little farther for'ard, close to where Harper himself was standing, lay the skipper, jammed against the skylight by a heavy hencoop. - "The Moving Finger A Trotting Christmas Eve at Warwingie Lost! The Loss of the "Vanity" Dick Stanesby's Hutkeeper The Yanyilla Steeplechase A Digger's Christmas" by Mary Gaunt
  4. Honest, if I'm anything at all I'm game- game enough to stand the gaff and take the worst of it; and I'll prove it to you by playing this bird, no matter how good he is. - "Fore!" by Charles Emmett Van Loan
  5. A blue- and- white ensign fluttered up to the main gaff of the schooner; a boat dropped into the water. - "Romance" by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer