Meaning of forelady in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfɔːleɪdi/

Translate forelady into Spanish

nounplural noun foreladies

dated North American
  • A forewoman.

    ‘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.’
    • ‘Whenever he does that, he always alerts the foreladies and they in turn intensify supervision.’
    • ‘The new National Union's constitution forbade membership eligibility to foremen and foreladies.’