HyperDic: foreman

English > 2 senses of the word foreman:
NOUNperson foreman, chief, gaffer, honcho, bossa person who exercises control over workers
person foremana man who is foreperson of a jury
foreman > pronunciation
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > foreman: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who exercises control over workers.
Example"if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"
Synonymschief, gaffer, honcho, boss
NarrowerbaasSouth African term for 'boss'
gangerThe foreman of a work gang
straw boss, assistant foremanA member of a work gang who supervises the other workers
BroadersupervisorOne who supervises or has charge and direction of
Spanishcapitoste, caporal, gaffer, jefa, jefe, patrona, patrón
Catalancapitost, cap, gaffer, patró, patrona
Nounsforemanshipthe position of foreman
English > foreman: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA man who is foreperson of a jury.
BroaderforepersonThe presiding member of the jury and the one who speaks on their behalf
Spanishcapataz, presidente del jurado
Catalanpresident del jurat
Nounsforemanshipthe position of foreman

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