Pronunciation of Gaff  


English Meaning

A barbed spear or a hook with a handle, used by fishermen in securing heavy fish.

  1. A large iron hook attached to a pole or handle and used to land large fish.
  2. Nautical A spar attached to the mast and used to extend the upper edge of a fore-and-aft sail.
  3. A sharp metal spur or spike fastened to the leg of a gamecock.
  4. A climbing hook used by telephone and electric line workers.
  5. Slang A trick or gimmick, especially one used in a swindle or to rig a game.
  6. Slang Harshness of treatment; abuse.
  7. To hook or land (a fish) using a gaff.
  8. To equip (a gamecock) with a gaff.
  9. Slang To take in or defraud; swindle.
  10. Slang To rig or fix in order to cheat: knew that the carnival games had been gaffed.
  11. Chiefly British A public place of entertainment, especially a cheap or disreputable music hall or theater.
  12. Slang Chiefly British A house, building, or apartment, especially where one resides.
  13. Variant of gaffe.

Malayalam Meaning

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× പ്രമാദം - Pramaadham | Pramadham
× അബദ്ധം - Abaddham | Abadham
× ചൂണ്ട - Choonda
× ചാട്ടുളി - Chaattuli | Chattuli


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.


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