HyperDic: fireman

English > 4 senses of the word fireman:
NOUNactfiremanplay in which children pretend to put out a fire
person fireman, stokera laborer who tends fires / fires (as on a coal-fired train or steamship)
person fireman, reliever, relief pitchera pitcher who does not start the game
person fireman, firefighter, fire fighter, fire-eatera member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
fireman > pronunciation
Soundsfay'rmahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > fireman: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningPlay in which children pretend to put out a fire.
Broaderplay, child's playActivity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules
Spanishbomberos
Catalanbombers
English > fireman: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA laborer who tends fires / fires (as on a coal-fired train or steamship).
Synonymstoker
Broaderlaborer, manual laborer, labourer, jacksomeone who works with their hands
Spanishfogonero
Catalanfogainer, fogoner
English > fireman: 4 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA pitcher who does not start the game.
Synonymsreliever, relief pitcher
Narrowercloser, finisher(baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game
Broaderpitcher, hurler, twirler(baseball) the person who does the pitching
English > fireman: 4 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires.
Synonymsfirefighter, fire fighter, fire-eater
Member offire departmentThe department of local government responsible for preventing and extinguishing fires
Narrowerfire chief, fire marshalThe head of a fire department
fire warden, forest fire fighter, rangerAn official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest / forest
Broaderdefender, guardian, protector, shielderA person who cares for persons or property
Spanishbombera, bombero
Catalanbombera, bomber

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