Pronunciation: (châr'mun),[key] —n., pl.-men, —v.-maned or -manned, -man•ing or -man•ning.
—n. 1. the presiding officer of a meeting, committee, board, etc.
2. the administrative head of a department in a high school, college, or university.
3. someone employed to carry or wheel a person in a chair.
—v.t. to act as or be chairman of (a meeting, committee, etc.).