fireman

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noun fire·man \-mən\

Definition of fireman

  1. 1 :  a person who tends or feeds fires :  stoker

  2. 2 :  a member of a fire department :  firefighter

  3. 3 :  an enlisted man in the navy who works with engineering machinery

  4. 4 :  a relief pitcher in baseball

14th Century

First Known Use of fireman

14th century


FIREMAN Defined for English Language Learners

fireman

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noun fire·man \-mən\

Definition of fireman for English Language Learners

  • : a man who is a member of group that works to put out fires


FIREMAN Defined for Kids

fireman

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noun fire·man \ˈfīr-mən\

Definition of fireman for Students

plural

firemen

\-mən\
  1. 1 :  firefighter

  2. 2 :  a person who tends a fire (as in a large furnace)


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