browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
chairman

more about chairman

chairman


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chairman  \Chair"man\,  n.;  pl  {Chairmen}. 
  1.  The  presiding  officer  of  a  committee,  or  of  a  public  or 
  private  meeting,  or  of  any  organized  body. 
 
  2.  One  whose  business  it  is  to  cary  a  chair  or  sedan. 
 
  Breaks  watchmen's  heads  and  chairmen's  glasses. 
  --Prior. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chairman 
  n  :  the  officer  who  presides  at  the  meetings  of  an  organization 
  [syn:  {president},  {chairwoman},  {chair},  {chairperson}] 
  v  :  act  or  preside  as  chair,  as  of  an  academic  department  in  a 
  university;  "She  chaired  the  department  for  many  years" 
  [syn:  {chair}] 




more about chairman