The forman of a construction crew.
- An example of the foreman is the person who is the head of the construction crew and who tells all the other men what to do.
- An example of the foreman is the person who speaks to the judge on behalf of the jury during a criminal or civil trial.
- the chairman and spokesman of a jury
- a person in charge of a department or group of workers in a factory, mill, etc.
Origin of foremanorigin, originally , foremost man, leader
- A man who serves as the leader of a work crew, as in a factory.
- A man who chairs and speaks for a jury.
- A surname.