Policeman

  • 1 policeman — [ pɔlisman ] n. m. • 1834; mot angl. , de police et man « homme » ♦ Agent de police, en Grande Bretagne et dans les pays britanniques. Des policemans ou des policemen [ pɔlismɛn ]. ● policeman, policemen ou policemans nom masculin (ang …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 policeman — LÍS MEN/ s. m. agent de poliţie. (< engl. policeman) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …

    Dicționar Român

  • 3 Policeman — Po*lice man, n.; pl. {Policemen}. A member of a body of police; a constable. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 policeman — index peace officer Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 policeman — (n.) 1829, from POLICE (Cf. police) (n.) + MAN (Cf. man) (n.) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 policeman — policeman, policewoman Both terms are tending to be replaced by the gender neutral term police officer. In the UK, an officer holding the rank of constable is a police constable (PC) or woman police constable (WPC) …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 policeman — (or policewoman) ► NOUN ▪ a member of a police force …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 policeman — [pə lēs′mən, pō lēsmən; ] often [ plēsmən] n. pl. policemen [pə lēs′mən, pō lēsmən; ] often [ plēsmən] a member of a police force …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 policeman — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ senior ▪ ordinary ▪ the duties of the ordinary policeman ▪ local ▪ uniformed ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 policeman */*/ — UK [pəˈliːsmən] / US [pəˈlɪsmən] noun [countable] Word forms policeman : singular policeman plural policemen UK [pəˈliːsmən] / US [pəˈlɪsmən] a male police officer • See: sleeping policeman …

    English dictionary

  • 11 policeman —   Māka i; kaiko (rare).    ♦ To appoint as a policeman, ho omāka i.    ♦ Traffic policeman, māka i kū huina.    ♦ Policeman s club, newa, lā au māka i …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 12 policeman — noun Date: 1801 1. a member of a police force 2. one held to resemble a policeman < making the United States the policeman for the whole wide world R. B. Long > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 policeman — n. 1) a military policeman (abbreviated as MP) 2) see police officer * * * [pə liːsmən] see police officer a military policeman (abbreviated as MP) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 Policeman, Mr —    A nonce name used to a policeman in Dover One, by Joyce Porter. The Choirboys, by Joseph Wambaugh, has ‘Mr Police’ used to a Los Angeles policeman by ‘a black child about five years old’ …

    A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • 15 policeman — noun a) A member of a police force, especially one who is male. b) A glass rod capped at one end with rubber, used in a chemistry laboratory for gravimetric analysis …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 policeman — (entrée créée par le supplément) (po li se mann ) s. m. Nom anglais des agents de surveillance que nous appelons sergents de ville.    Au plur. Policemen (qu on prononce po li se mèn ). •   Impassibles, l oeil aux aguets, résignés au sort qui… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 17 policeman — Synonyms and related words: Dogberry, G man, John Law, MP, bailiff, beadle, beagle, bluebottle, bluecoat, bobby, bound bailiff, bull, captain, catchpole, chief of police, commissioner, constable, cop, copper, deputy, deputy sheriff, detective,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 policeman — I policeman, policewoman (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. patrolman or woman, officer (see safety). II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A member of a law enforcement agency: blue coat, finest, officer, patrolman, patrolwoman, peace officer …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 policeman — [[t]pəli͟ːsmən[/t]] ♦♦♦ policemen N COUNT A policeman is a man who is a member of the police force …

    English dictionary

  • 20 policeman — n constable, officer, officer of the law, peace officer, keeper of the peace, law enforcement agent, bluecoat, Fr. gendarme, It. carabiniere; patrolman, roundsman; traffic cop, Brit. pointsman; sherriff, marshal; military policeman, MP; All Inf.… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder