ganger

noun
gang·​er | \ ˈgaŋ-ər How to pronounce ganger (audio) \

Definition of ganger

British
: the foreman of a gang of workers

Examples of ganger in a Sentence

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First Known Use of ganger

1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ganger

gang entry 1 + -er entry 2

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“Ganger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ganger. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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