foreman, forewoman

foreman, forewoman
noun SUPERVISOR, overseer, superintendent, team leader; foreperson; Brit. chargehand, captain, ganger; Scottish grieve; N. Amer. informal ramrod, straw boss; Austral. informal pannikin boss; Mining overman.

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  • foreman — I foreman, forewoman (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. supervisor, superintendent, overseer, straw boss (inf.). See director. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. overseer, manager, supervisor, boss, superintendent, taskmaster, head, headman, shop… …   English dictionary for students

  • forewoman — I foreman, forewoman (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. supervisor, superintendent, overseer, straw boss (inf.). See director. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Someone who directs and supervises workers: boss, director, foreman, foreperson …   English dictionary for students

  • forewoman — [fôr′woom΄ən] n. pl. forewomen [fôr′wim΄in] a woman serving as a foreman …   English World dictionary

  • foreman — (= forewoman), noun report any injury to the foreman Syn: supervisor, overseer, superintendent, team leader; foreperson; captain; ramrod, straw boss …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • foreman — (or forewoman) ► NOUN 1) a worker who supervises other workers. 2) (in a law court) a person who presides over a jury and speaks on its behalf …   English terms dictionary

  • foreman —    This term is used of the spokesman for the jury in a court of law, and for an experienced workman who directs the labours of others. There is a modern feminine form ‘forewoman’ which may occur vocatively. Main use of the term is probably… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • forewoman — noun Date: 1620 a woman who is a foreman …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • forewoman — noun A female foreman …   Wiktionary

  • foreman — (or forewoman) noun (plural foremen or forewomen) 1》 a worker who supervises other workers. 2》 (in a law court) a person who presides over a jury and speaks on its behalf …   English new terms dictionary

  • forewoman — See foreman …   Thesaurus of popular words

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