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"
a man who is foreperson of a jury
The leader of a work crew.
The member of a jury who presides over it and speaks on its behalf.
During the era of slavery in the United States, a black (slave) assistant to the white overseer who managed field hands.
the first or chief man
the chief man of a jury, who acts as their speaker
the chief of a set of hands employed in a shop, or on works of any kind, who superintends the rest; an overseer
Foreman is a city in Little River County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 1,011 at the 2010 census.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fōr′man, n. the first or chief man, one appointed to preside over, or act as spokesman for, others: an overseer:—pl. Fore′men.
The numerical value of foreman in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of foreman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of foreman in a Sentence
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?
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.
My foreman comes and tells me like, ‘Ruth you can’t go back, it shows that you are pregnant,’.
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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- capataz, presidente del juradoSpanish
- työnjohtaja, puheenjohtajaFinnish
- chef d'équipe, contremaître, chefFrench
- maor-obrach, maorScottish Gaelic
- ard-ghooinney bingaghManx
- formann, juryformannNorwegian
- бригадир, мастер, прораб, штейгерRussian
- lagbas, ordförande, juryordförande, förmanSwedish
- người caiVietnamese
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