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Definition of "police officer" []

  • A policeman or policewoman. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "police officer" in a sentence
  • "Miranda LeClair, 30, a former military police officer for the Navy, carried a sign that read: "Proudly served in silence for nine years.""
  • "Fortunately, the police officer happened to be a small-stakes poker player who idolized Stuey."
  • "When the picked up the car, George Anthony — a former police officer — and the impound lot manager both said it smelled like a dead body had been inside."