foreman

[f_ˈɔː_m_ə_n], [fˈɔːmən], [fˈɔːmən]

Definitions of foreman:

  1.   ( 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.
  2.   Chief man; leader; director. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3.   The spokesman of a jury; an overseer. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4.   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.
  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.

Quotes for foreman:

  1. 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
  2. I've seen George Foreman shadow boxing and the shadow won. – George Foreman
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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. 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
  2. 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
  3. “ " Some of 'em must have," the foreman went on. ” – The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Ranch by Howard R. Garis
  4. 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
  5. “ " 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
  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. The foreman does not seem to understand it, and is quite sure it is a failure. ” – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  8. 12, 897. Is it the foreman who gives the money to them? ” – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. “ " Maybe," answered the foreman but Andy will have something to live on, and that is more important." ” – The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson
  10. 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

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