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  Definition of fireman
  1. play in which children take the roles of firemen and pretend to put out a fire
  2. a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
  3. a pitcher who does not start the game
  4. a laborer who tends fires (as on a coal-fired train or steamship)
Similar Words: firefighter, fire fighter, fire-eater, reliever, relief pitcher, stoker

 

Hyponyms: fire chief, fire marshal, fire warden, forest fire fighter, ranger, closer, finisher

 

Member Meronyms: fire department

 

Derivational Morphology: take over, relieve, stoke

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 消防员   Dutch: brandweerman  
Esperanto: fajroestingisto   French: pompier  
German: Feuerwehrmann   Greek: πυροσβέστης  
Hungarian: tűzoltó   Italian: vigile del fuoco  
Japanese: 消防士   Korean: 기관병  
Latin: vigil ignis   Norwegian: brannkonstabel  
Polish: strażak   Spanish: bombero  
 
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