Foreman - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɔːrmən|  American pronunciation of the word foreman
Brit.  |ˈfɔːmən|  British pronunciation of the word foreman

noun

- a person who exercises control over workers(syn: boss, chief, gaffer, honcho)

if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

- a man who is foreperson of a jury

Examples

...asked the shift foreman if he could take a break...

The verdict will be read out by the foreman.

if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

The foreman hired three new hands last week.

Ali fought Foreman for the heavyweight title.

The judge nodded at the foreman to proceed.

They had to bring a foreman bricklayer out of retirement to supervise the work.

Word forms

noun
singular: foreman
plural: foremen
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