noun, plural fore·men.
Words nearby foreman
OTHER WORDS FROM foremanfore·man·ship, nounsub·fore·man, noun, plural sub·fore·men.sub·fore·man·ship, noun
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Examples from the Web for foreman
One was Joe Bamberger, the foreman of the composing room, and the other was Joe Callahan, my assistant as city editor.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The foreman was a fireworks expert and is one of three who have since passed away, taking precious information with him.
The foreman repeated the word regarding a second charge, accessing a government data base.
“Guilty,” the foreman said as to the conspiracy to kidnap charge.
“We did what we had to do,” the foreman said after the jury was excused.
Id just as soon see a snake coming, grunted the foreman as he recognized the visitor as Hal Titzell, the cattle buyer.Slim Evans and his Horse Lightning|Graham M. Dean
The foreman, instead of sympathizing with him, joined in the laugh.
I sometimes think I must come to this—to be the foreman upon my own farm and the schoolmaster to my own children.
Each person received pay according to his value as a worker, the record being kept by the foreman of his group.Stories of the Badger State|Reuben Gold Thwaites
"Haven't got the keys, so I can't let y'u out, old hoss," he told the foreman.Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West|William MacLeod Raine