foreman

[f_ˈɔː_m_ə_n], [fˈɔːmən], [fˈɔːmən]

Antonyms for foreman:

servant, secondary, flunky, junior, retainer, subject, slavey, underling, steward, subordinate, dependent, lackey, inferior.


Definitions of foreman:

  1.   A man set over workmen; the chief man of a jury. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2.   a man who is foreperson of a jury – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3.   The spokesman of a jury; an overseer. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4.   The chief of a set of hands employed in a shop, or on works of any kind, who superintends the rest; an overseer. – Newage Dictionary DB
  5.   The chief man; the chief man of a jury, who acts as their speaker; an overseer. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6.   a person who exercises control over workers; " if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman" – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7.   The head man overseeing a body of workmen. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8.   Chief man; leader; director. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9.   The chief man of a jury, who acts as their speaker. – Newage Dictionary DB
  10.   ( pl. FOREMEN), The first or chief man: particularly, ( a) the chief man of a jury who acts as their speaker, ( b) the chief of a set of hands employed in a shop or on works of any kind, who superintends the rest: an overseer: a superintendent. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11.   The first or chief man – Newage Dictionary DB

Quotes for foreman:

  1. We have a George Foreman grill on the bus. – Gavin DeGraw
  2. George Foreman A miracle. A mystery to myself. Who am I? The mirror says back. The George you was always meant to be. Wasn't always like that. Used to look in the mirror and cried a river. – George Foreman
  3. I've seen George Foreman shadow boxing and the shadow won. – George Foreman
  4. George Foreman is easier and has the bigger name and have you noticed that Foreman never calls me out or ever mentions my name? He is afraid of me like most fighters are and most people want to forget about Larry Holmes, like he never ever existed. – Larry Holmes
  5. I think George Foreman must have gained about 350 lbs and is slow as ever. – Larry Holmes
  6. I am an animator. I feel like I'm the manager of a animation cinema factory. I am not an executive. I'm rather like a foreman like the boss of a team of craftsmen. That is the spirit of how I work. – Hayao Miyazaki
  7. Foreman told Ray to plead guilty and he'd then give his brother $500, if Ray didn't cause any problems at the guilty plea hearing, and he could take that $500 and hire a lawyer to set aside the plea. Foreman actually put that in writing. – William Pepper

Usage examples for foreman:

  1. “ " He'd better hurry," murmured the foreman – Tom Swift and his Giant Cannon or, The Longest Shots on Record by Victor Appleton
  2. The foreman does not seem to understand it, and is quite sure it is a failure. ” – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  3. “ " Then," returned the foreman of the Cross- Triangle grimly, " there would be a mighty good chance for trouble." ” – When A Man's A Man by Harold Bell Wright
  4. “ Y'u can take me back and leave him out here with a guard, the foreman replied quickly. ” – Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West by William MacLeod Raine
  5. The foreman smiling as if he had thought all this himself long ago, and was very pleased to hear it, did not really understand it at all. ” – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  6. Yes, but that is not all; the jury retired to deliberate, and came out at length with a verdict of 'manslaughter, ' as the prisoner was 'a bad fellow, and had once stolen a saddle from the foreman – The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II) by Charles James Lever
  7. Having thus dismissed further responsibility in the matter, the foreman got up from the table and spoke to his men, who followed him outdoors to the day's work. ” – Every Man for Himself by Hopkins Moorhouse
  8. “ " Maybe," answered the foreman but Andy will have something to live on, and that is more important." ” – The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson
  9. “ " Some of 'em must have," the foreman went on. ” – The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Ranch by Howard R. Garis
  10. I've jest put him on as foreman of the outfit, an' while I'm at it I'll say thet you'll take orders from me an' not from him." ” – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  11. But your foreman disna' know his place, and he must be changed. ” – To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today by Ralph Connor
  12. 12, 897. Is it the foreman who gives the money to them? ” – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  13. “ " No, it isn't, I'm sorry to say," answered the foreman – The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Ranch by Howard R. Garis
  14. Bert thought so himself, but he did as his father had suggested, and did not ask the foreman any more questions. ” – The Bobbsey Twins in the Great West by Laura Lee Hope
  15. The only change will be in the foreman – The Major by Ralph Connor
  16. The remark was heard in an envious undertone:-" And who will be foreman at three dollars a day? ” – Maria Chapdelaine A Tale of the Lake St. John Country by Louis Hemon
  17. “ " It'll begin to look as if we were workin' some, when the logs begin to move out toward the river," declared the foreman – Five Little Starrs in the Canadian Forest by Lillian Elizabeth Roy Elizabeth Colborne
  18. There were only two of them- the foreman and another. ” – Wanderers by Knut Hamsun
  19. My pappy wus de blacksmith an' foreman for Marse Paul, an' he blew de horn for de other niggahs to come in from de fiel' at night. ” – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration
  20. At least, I recognize your foreman – The Desire of the Moth; and The Come On by Eugene Manlove Rhodes

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