noun, plural chair·men.
verb (used with object), chair·maned or chair·manned, chair·man·ing or chair·man·ning.
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Example sentences from the Web for chairman
To this end, the chairmen of the two committees are asking (PDF) the IRS for answers.
They marshaled their underlings in San Pedro Sula and set to recruiting a whole new crop of chairmen for their army.The Deported L.A. Gangs Behind This Border Kid Crisis|Michael Daly|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Eleven Democratic Committee chairmen have also said they oppose moving forward to a vote at this time.
Herbert was one of the three chairmen and two subcommittee chairmen deposed that January.Memo: The Aaron Sorkin Model of Political Discourse Doesn't Actually Work|Megan McArdle|April 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Speaker Nancy Pelosi drives her chairmen hard, cares about the issue, and approaches its politics skillfully.
In Edinburgh, however, where there were ninety chairs in 1738, the chairmen were Highlanders and rather more civil.
I have had experience of hundreds of chairmen, and admired most of them.Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland|Daniel Turner Holmes
On the occasion of a fire or a mob the chairmen had to hurry to the scene of excitement, and there await the magistrates orders.
As the lads arrived, the servitors--for such they were by their appearance--leaving the chairmen, turned upon them.The Cornet of Horse|G. A. Henty
A conference of chairmen of the Conservative associations in eight of the chief provincial towns acted as peacemaker.The Government of England (Vol. I)|A. Lawrence Lowell