Examples of lawman in a Sentence
Wyatt Earp was a famous American lawman of the Wild West.
as the rural county's chief lawman, the sheriff has to patrol a vast area with only minimal manpower
Recent Examples of lawman from the Web
Former Orleans Parish deputy sheriff Garrett Partman received probation Wednesday (Oct. 25) for his role in an interstate cigarette-smuggling scheme carried out with the help of three rogue New Orleans lawmen.
But as Comey confidante Ben Wittes told it on the Lawfare blog, the lanky lawman tried to avoid the awkward interaction by blending in with the drapes, which matched his blazer.
But the lawman has erroneously claimed over the years that the investigation was started during the Obama administration.
Even as a lawman, the arbitrary nature of the fires was hard for Allman to comprehend.
Howard Buffett -- yes, the son of that Buffett -- is taking over as the top lawman in this Illinois county of a little more than 100,000 people until a new sheriff is elected.
Arpaio, the former top lawman in Maricopa County, Arizona, for more than two decades, was spared a jail sentence when he was pardoned by President Donald Trump in August after being convicted of criminal contempt.
Luther, the London lawman, is about reasoning, not shooting.
His brand of square-jawed, slick lawman thing didn't resonate with me at all.
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First Known Use of lawman
Synonymsbobby [British], bull [slang], constable [chiefly British], cop, copper, flatfoot [slang], fuzz, gendarme, officer, policeman, police officer, shamus [slang]
Related Wordspatrolman, 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 investigator
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