Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: foreman
IPA transcription: [f'ɔɹmən]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: foreman, chief, gaffer, honcho, boss
    Meaning: a person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"
Usage examples
  • "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.