Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [f'ɔɹmən]
meaning of the word
foreman, chief, gaffer, honcho, boss
a person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"
"Mr. Blackwell, our foreman."
"Look out for the side jump!" warned the foreman.
Tell your foreman that he may call upon us to any extent."
"Yes; we need help, and he was the best I could get," said the foreman.
"Don't let his head down till you're ready for the get-away," cautioned the foreman.
They were absent for about ten minutes, and on their return the foreman pronounced the prisoner guilty.
He took him to the foreman, who decided to try him on a Polyglot Testament, with marginal references, such close work that most of the men refused to do it.