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Synonyms of foreman in English:

noun

  • the foreman was left in charge of the printing works
    British chargehand, captain, ganger;
    Scottish grieve;
    South African induna;
    in the Indian subcontinentmaistry
    informalchief, head honcho, governor, super
    British informalgaffer, guv'nor
    North American informalramrod, straw boss
    Australian informalpannikin boss
    Mining overman
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