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
usage note for foreman
Examples from the Web for foremen
At the head went the rude coffin on the shoulders of six surveyors and foremen.The Road Builders|Samuel Merwin
The foremen are selected by competitive examination, and their number is fixed.
Much of detail that was formerly left to the decision of foremen and skilled hands is now determined by the drawing-office staff.
Now the foremen determined exactly when every individual should lift and move the load and when he should sit quietly.Psychology and Industrial Efficiency|Hugo Mnsterberg
I do not hire a single man at the mine or mill; my foremen attend to that.Blue Goose|Frank Lewis Nason