[ fawr-pur-suh n, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌpɜr sən, ˈfoʊr- /


a foreman or forewoman.

Origin of foreperson

usage note for foreperson

See -person. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for foreperson

  • It took them half the day to deliberate, but they said most of the time was spent choosing a foreperson.

    The Scandal Guru|Lloyd Grove|March 11, 2010|DAILY BEAST