lead·​man ˈlēd-ˌman How to pronounce leadman (audio)
: a worker in charge of other workers

Examples of leadman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Osorio joined the company in 2011 and has worked as an apprentice carpenter, carpenter, leadman, foreman, and assistant superintendent. Cindy Kent, Sun-Sentinel.com, 3 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of leadman was in 1939

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“Leadman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leadman. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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