Definition of forelady in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfôrˌlādē/

noun (plural foreladies)

North American dated
Another term for forewoman.
Example sentences
  • The forelady of the jury was an African-American, who found the police officers to be entirely innocent.
  • She'd long believed her forelady, Miss Henderson, disliked her.
  • Usually, three section heads helped the head forelady supervise the whole packing or trimming procedure.

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Syllabification: fore·la·dy

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