What does policeman mean?

Definitions for policeman
pəˈlis mənpo·lice·man

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. policeman, police officer, officernoun

    a member of a police force

    "it was an accident, officer"


  1. policemannoun

    A member of a police force, especially one who is male.

  2. policemannoun

    A glass rod capped at one end with rubber, used in a chemistry laboratory for gravimetric analysis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Policemannoun

    a member of a body of police; a constable

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    A never present help in time of trouble.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'policeman' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4534

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'policeman' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2642

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'policeman' in Nouns Frequency: #1291

How to pronounce policeman?

  1. Alex
    US English

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of policeman in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of policeman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of policeman in a Sentence

  1. Kacey Wong:

    I created this candle in the form of a policeman holding a stick, and you can light it up so the fire actually melts the form away and transforms into light, so it's like a transformation through destruction.

  2. Omar Zwak:

    Counter-narcotics police were operating in Rig district in Helmand yesterday when there was an air strike, which resulted in the deaths of a number of policeman.

  3. Shimon Peres:

    Nothing had excited me-the huge cars, the entourages, the bodyguards, the policeman jumping to attention, all meant nothing to me ... till I came to the old man's office. (On becoming prime minister)

  4. Le Pen:

    Undeniably he is in contradiction with the commitments he had made, i am coherent, I don’t change my mind in a few days. He had said he would not be the policeman of the world, that he would be the president of the United States and would not be the policeman of the world, but it seems today that he has changed his mind.

  5. from an official Japanese guide for English-speaking drivers, 1936:

    1. At the rise of the hand of the policeman, stop rapidly. Do not pass him or otherwise disrespect him. 2. If pedestrian obstacle your path, tootle horn melodiously. If he continue to obstacle, tootle horn vigorously and utter vocal warning such as "Hi, Hi." [...] 5. Beware of greasy corner where lurk skid demon. Cease step on, approach slowly, round cautiously, resume step on gradually.

Images & Illustrations of policeman

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