• synonyms


See more synonyms for gaff-rigged on Thesaurus.com
adjective Nautical.
  1. (of a sailboat) having one or more gaff sails.
Show More

Origin of gaff-rigged

First recorded in 1930–35

gaff rig

noun Nautical.
  1. a sailboat rig having one or more fore-and-aft gaff sails.
Show More
Related formsgaff-rigged, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for gaffrigged


  1. (of a sailing vessel) rigged with one or more gaffsails
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012