(Slang) A supervisor; a boss.
A person who commands, especially a commanding officer.
(Management) The leader of a work crew.
One who manages affairs or expenditures, as of a household, a client (as an entertainer or athlete), an athletic team, etc.
One who is an elected administrative officer in certain US counties and townships.
The leader or head of a group, especially of a clan or tribe.
A member of a board chosen to direct the affairs of a corporation or institution
The foremost or leading position:
One who occupies a position of authority in a religious hierarchy.
A person holding an office of authority among the Freemasons, especially the presiding officer; also, a person holding a similar office in other civic societies.
A person who is in charge; a manager or leader:
(Mil.) A shot that hits or explodes beyond the target
Find another word for headman. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for headman, like: boss, captain, chief, commander, foreman, leader, manager, ringleader, supervisor, chieftain and director.