Definition of headman noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

headman

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈhedmæn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhedmæn//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈhedmən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhedmən//
 
(pl. headmen
BrE BrE//ˈhedmen//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhedmen//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈhedmən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhedmən//
 
)
 
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the leader of a community synonym chief the village headman
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: headman