What does fireman mean?

Definitions for fireman
ˈfaɪər mənfire·man

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fireman.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fireman(noun)

    play in which children pretend to put out a fire

  2. stoker, fireman(noun)

    a laborer who tends fires (as on a coal-fired train or steamship)

  3. reliever, relief pitcher, fireman(noun)

    a pitcher who does not start the game

  4. fireman, firefighter, fire fighter, fire-eater(noun)

    a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires


  1. fireman(Noun)

    Someone (implied male) who is skilled in the work of fighting fire.

  2. fireman(Noun)

    A man who keeps the fire going underneath a steam boiler (originally, shoveling coal by hand), particularly on a railroad locomotive.

  3. fireman(Noun)

    By extension of the above, an assistant on any locomotive, whether steam-powered or not.

  4. fireman(Noun)

    A relief pitcher.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fireman(noun)

    a man whose business is to extinguish fires in towns; a member of a fire company

  2. Fireman(noun)

    a man who tends the fires, as of a steam engine; a stocker


  1. Fireman

    "Fireman" is the first single from Lil Wayne's fifth studio album Tha Carter II. The single was produced by Doe Boys. The song was originally recorded with slightly different lyrics. This included a completely modified second and third verse. Many believe this was an attempt by the record label to make a more "radio-friendly" version of the song.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. fireman

    The man who attends to feed and trim the fires for the boilers in a steam-vessel.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fireman in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fireman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of fireman in a Sentence

  1. Brian Williams:

    All I ever did as a volunteer fireman was once save two puppies.

  2. David Jones:

    Someone doesnt join the fire service when they watch Fireman Sam, they wouldnt be the right people for the job if that was their mentality.

  3. Damien Murphy:

    He was quite experienced with these sorts of things, he told Jamie to crouch down and move back further into the machine, which he did calmly, and the fireman shimmied him out.

  4. Christie Hefner:

    What made it magical was that it had a trap door, it had a secret panel. It had a game room where every game was available without ever having to put a quarter in it. It had a fireman’s pole. It was just a really cool place if you were a kid. It had a bowling alley, an underground pool — it was pretty fun.

  5. Charles Hanson:

    As the Titanic sank, it was claimed Lucy Duff-Gordon said to her secretary, ‘There is your beautiful nightdress gone’, a fireman, allegedly annoyed by her comment, replied that while the couple could replace their property, he and the other crew members had lost everything. Sir Cosmo then offered each of the men 5 (equivalent to 454 [$579]) to aid them.

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