noun, plural fore·men.
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OTHER WORDS FROM foremanfore·man·ship, nounsub·fore·man, noun, plural sub·fore·men.sub·fore·man·ship, noun
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In the end, after leaving university, he brought his efficiency and leadership skills straight to TfL, working as a tube-station foreman.Can Public Transit Survive the Pandemic? London's New Transport Commissioner Wants You to Believe It Can|Ciara Nugent/London|April 2, 2021|Time
Byford grew up in Plymouth, England, the son of a transit worker, and he began his career as a station foreman in London.
A May 2014 Slate article by Sam Kean details the tragic changes he suffered “from a virtuous foreman to a sociopathic drifter.”Understanding Tracy Morgan’s Traumatic Brain Injury|Jean Kim|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then going to my seat and seeing Jack and John Foreman and seeing them both very moved.All Eyes on Anjelica Huston: The Legendary Actress on Love, Abuse, and Jack Nicholson|Alex Suskind|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You got back-cover blurbs on your new book from James McPherson, Amanda Foreman, and Doris Kearns Goodwin.
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
No world champion other than George Foreman had fought to defend his title when over the age of 40.Here's What It's Like to Fight Vitali Klitschko, Ukraine’s Revolutionary Champ|Michael Daly|February 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The foreman's immense voice, explaining machines and tools, caused physical vibrations in her.
She was in a dream of oily odours and monstrous iron constructions, dominated by the grand foreman: and Edwin was in the dream.
In his old age he had married the eighteen-year-old daughter of M. Ougby, his late foreman.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
He had sent his most trusted foreman to his own beautiful home, to superintend matters there.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
He was sent to Paris where, under Leclercq, he learned the printer's trade and finally became a foreman.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe