What does Foreman mean?

Definitions for Foreman
ˈfɔr mən, ˈfoʊr-Fore·man

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. foreman, chief, gaffer, honcho, boss(noun)

    a person who exercises control over workers

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

  2. foreman(noun)

    a man who is foreperson of a jury


  1. foreman(Noun)

    The leader of a work crew.

  2. foreman(Noun)

    The member of a jury who presides over it and speaks on its behalf.

  3. foreman(Noun)

    During the era of slavery in the United States, a black (slave) assistant to the white overseer who managed field hands.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foreman(noun)

    the first or chief man

  2. Foreman(noun)

    the chief man of a jury, who acts as their speaker

  3. Foreman(noun)

    the chief of a set of hands employed in a shop, or on works of any kind, who superintends the rest; an overseer


  1. Foreman

    Foreman is a city in Little River County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 1,011 at the 2010 census.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Foreman

    fōr′man, n. the first or chief man, one appointed to preside over, or act as spokesman for, others: an overseer:—pl. Fore′men.

Anagrams for Foreman »

  1. foramen

  2. name for

How to pronounce Foreman?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say Foreman in sign language?

  1. foreman


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Foreman in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Foreman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Foreman in a Sentence

  1. Ruth Gichana:

    My foreman comes and tells me like, ‘Ruth you can’t go back, it shows that you are pregnant,’.

  2. Mark Thompson of Colorado Carpenters:

    When I approached the foreman for United Builders Service, I asked him how many workers he had on his crew. He looked me straight in the eye and said, ‘I don’t know,’ we pray there are no other workers missing, but how can the professionals be certain without an accurate count to start with?

  3. Gary Craven:

    He's a human being like the rest of us, instead of just a Democrat, i've read his book. I've listened to him speak going as back as far as the Barack Obama campaign. I worked 40 years as an electric utility lineman, a foreman, and I understand that experience counts. And some of these people, I don't believe have reached the level of experience to where they can handle the job that Trump is going to leave us.

  4. Jerry Nadler:

    The Constitution prescribes a special oath for the senators when Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer sit as a trial in impeachment. They have to pledge to do impartial justice, and here you have the majority leader of the Senate, in effect, the foreman of the jury, saying they're going to work hand and glove with the defense attorney, now, that's a violation of the oath they're about to take, and it's a complete subversion of the constitutional scheme.

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