noun, plural fore·men.
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usage note for foreman
OTHER WORDS FROM foremanfore·man·ship, nounsub·fore·man, noun, plural sub·fore·men.sub·fore·man·ship, noun
Example sentences from the Web for foreman
Presently, one of the foremen or overlookers saw it, and wanted to know what all that rubbish had been put there for.Asbestos|Robert H. Jones
He inspected the assembling of machines before they were shipped, and he overheard wisdom from foremen and superintendents.The Women of Tomorrow|William Hard
Architects with parchment rolls in their hands went to and fro talking to overseers and foremen.Joan of the Sword Hand|S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
He heard the clatter of concrete mixers, the raucous grind of the crusher, the scream of donkey engines and the shouts of foremen.Still Jim|Honor Willsie Morrow
Joe took counsel with his foremen, and they threshed the matter out one night sitting around the fire.The Boss of Wind River|David Goodger (firstname.lastname@example.org)