- (British) IPA: /ˈtʃɛːmən/
chairman (plural chairmen)
- A person presiding over a meeting.
- The head of a corporate or governmental board of directors, a committee, or other formal entity.
- (historical) Someone whose job is to carry people in a portable chair, sedan chair, or similar conveyance.
- French: secrétaire général (for a political party), président
- German: Vorsitzender, Vorsitzende
- Italian: presidente
- Portuguese: presidente (da assembleia)
- Russian: председа́тель
- Spanish: presidente
chairman (chairmans, present participle chairmanning; past and past participle chairmanned)
- To serve as chairman.