Definition Of chairmen


a person, especially a man, designated to preside over a meeting.

The chairman closed the meeting and thanked everyone for their attendance.

a person, especially a man, who is the administrative head of a department of instruction at a college or university.

In 1965 he became chairman of the Dance Department at the University of California.

a sedan-bearer.

Example Of chairmen

  • Chairman Lien has to act tough and clear out those who are trying to split the party.

  • A meeting of all councillors tonight will finish the business left over from last Thursday and fix the chairmanships of the council committees.

  • After discussing the idea of establishing a financial services centre in Dublin, he paved the way for meetings with the chairmen of a number of German banks.

  • And that means that the majority ought to have the committee chairmanships , and I believe a slight edge on each committee.

  • Archibald is the chairman , president and chief executive of the company.

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