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constable

noun, chiefly British

Synonyms and Antonyms of constable

  1. a member of a force charged with law enforcement at the local level <reported the crime to the local constable> Synonyms bobby [British], bull [slang], officer [chiefly British], cop, copper, flatfoot [slang], fuzz, gendarme, lawman, policeman, police officer, shamus [slang]Related Words patrolman, policewoman; detective, dick, gumshoe, hawkshaw, inspector, investigator, plainclothesman, sherlock, sleuth, sleuthhound; marshal (also marshall), sheriff, trooper; peace officer; captain, lieutenant, sergeant; constabulary, heat [slang], man, police, police force; operative, private detective, private eye, private investigatorNear Antonyms civilian





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