lead·​man | \ ˈlēd-ˌman How to pronounce leadman (audio) , -mən\

Definition of leadman

: a worker in charge of other workers

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Osorio joined the company in 2011 and has worked as an apprentice carpenter, carpenter, leadman, foreman, and assistant superintendent. Cindy Kent, Sun-Sentinel.com, "People on the move: Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center names medical director of Structural Heart Transcatheter Therapies," 3 May 2017

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First Known Use of leadman

1939, in the meaning defined above

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