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Definition of "policeman" []

  • A man who is a member of a police force. (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 "policeman" in a sentence
  • "i have a story that is slightly similar (only without the abduction part). when i was sixteen, a london policeman became very enamored of me when i was staying at my grandparents, and so decided to find out where i lived (80 miles from London) and stalk me each day after school. he was a *policeman* for chrissakes. (and 32, EWWW)."
  • "Calm, confident collected — and ready to admit to any traffic offense because the policeman is a good policeman who is doing a good job and would not lie or be mistaken about anything."
  • "In this context (your response, Mr. Voice), do you imply that "policeman" is not?"