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Meaning of FOREMAN

Pronunciation:  'fowrmun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"
  2. [n]  a man who is foreperson of a jury

FOREMAN is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: boss, chief, gaffer, honcho
 See Also: assistant foreman, baas, foreperson, ganger, straw boss, supervisor



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fore"man\, n.; pl. {Foremen}.
The first or chief man; as:
(a) The chief man of a jury, who acts as their speaker.
(b) The chief of a set of hands employed in a shop, or on
    works of any kind, who superintends the rest; an

Thesaurus Terms
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