foreman
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈfɔː(ɹ)mən/
Noun

foreman (plural foremen)

  1. (management) The leader of a work crew.
  2. (legal) The member of a jury who presides over it and speaks on its behalf.
  3. (historical, US, during the era of slavery) A black (slave) assistant to the white overseer who managed field hands.
Related terms Translations Translations
  • German: Sprecher der Geschworenen, Sprecherin der Geschworenen
  • Spanish: presidente del jurado, presidenta del jurado

Foreman
Proper noun
  1. Surname for someone who was the manager of a farm.



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