leadman

noun

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

Example Sentences

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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Cite this Entry

“Leadman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leadman. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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