gaffle (someone or something)(redirected from gaffling someone)
gaffle (someone or something)
1. To steal or seize something. Hey man, don't just gaffle my headphones—ask me if you want to use them. I heard she got arrested for gaffling a lipstick from the corner store.
2. To apprehend someone. After trying to gaffle these guys for months, we were finally able to bring them into the station tonight.
See also: gaffle
1. tv. to steal something. Somebody gaffled my bike!
2. tv. to arrest someone. The copper gaffled Fred Monday.