Definitions for Chairmanˈtʃɛər mən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

chair•man*ˈtʃɛər mən(n.)(pl.)-men

  1. (n.)the presiding officer of a meeting, committee, etc., or the head of a board or department.

  2. someone employed to carry or wheel a person in a chair.

  3. Ref: chair (def. 11). 17

* Usage: See -man.

Origin of chairman:

1645–55

chair′man•ship`(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. president, chairman, chairwoman, chair, chairperson(verb)

    the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization

    "address your remarks to the chairperson"

  2. chair, chairman(verb)

    act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university

    "She chaired the department for many years"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. chairman(noun)ˈtʃɛər mən

    a male leader of a committee, board, or meeting

Wiktionary

  1. chairman(Noun)

    A person (implied male) presiding over a meeting.

  2. chairman(Noun)

    The head of a corporate or governmental board of directors, a committee, or other formal entity.

  3. chairman(Noun)

    Someone whose job is to carry people in a portable chair, sedan-chair, or similar conveyance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chairman(noun)

    the presiding officer of a committee, or of a public or private meeting, or of any organized body

  2. Chairman(noun)

    one whose business it is to cary a chair or sedan

Freebase

  1. Chairman

    The chairman, also simply known as the chair, is the highest officer of an organized group such as a board committee, or deliberative assembly. The person holding the office is typically elected or appointed by the members of the group. The chairman presides over meetings of the assembled group and conducts its business in an orderly fashion. When the group is not in session, the officer's duties often include acting as its head, its representative to the outside world and its spokesperson.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. Chairman

    Provides the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

  2. Chairman

    Provides the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Chairman' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #983

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Chairman' in Written Corpus Frequency: #576

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Chairman' in Nouns Frequency: #380

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