What does fireman mean?

Definitions for fireman
ˈfaɪər mənfire·man

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. firemannoun

    play in which children pretend to put out a fire

  2. stoker, firemannoun

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

  3. reliever, relief pitcher, firemannoun

    a pitcher who does not start the game

  4. fireman, firefighter, fire fighter, fire-eaternoun

    a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires


  1. firemannoun

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

  2. firemannoun

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

  3. firemannoun

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

  4. firemannoun

    A relief pitcher.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Firemannoun

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

  2. Firemannoun

    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. Daniel Corcos:

    Tainya Clarke can have a physically active job, but certainly, if one is out as a contractor, aspects of being a fireman or firewoman, such jobs have physical aspects to them in a way that sitting in a job do not, but there are virtually no jobs out that require the heart to be elevated continuously at more than 100 beats per minute and also strengthen the muscles in a way they do in leisure-time physical activity that includes both aerobic and resistance activity.

  2. Cynthia Toscano:

    Anybody who had a delivery truck or vehicle and a uniform that matches, he just goes crazy, garbage man, mailman, police officer, fireman. It doesn't matter. But he knows that we like the mailman because … we have a pretty good mailman.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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    the act of making something completely wet
    • A. sousing
    • B. fervidness
    • C. swag
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