fireman

Primary Meanings of fireman

1.
n
a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
2.
n
a laborer who tends fires (as on a coal-fired train or steamship)
3.
n
a pitcher who does not start the game
Full Definitions of fireman
1

n a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires

Synonyms:
fire fighter, fire-eater, firefighter
Types:
fire chief, fire marshal
the head of a fire department
fire warden, forest fire fighter, ranger
an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
coyote
a forest fire fighter who is sent to battle remote and severe forest fires (often for days at a time)
Type of:
defender, guardian, protector, shielder
a person who cares for persons or property

n play in which children pretend to put out a fire

Type of:
child's play, play
activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules
2

n a laborer who tends fires (as on a coal-fired train or steamship)

Synonyms:
stoker
Type of:
jack, laborer, labourer, manual laborer
someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
3

n a pitcher who does not start the game

Synonyms:
relief pitcher, reliever
Types:
closer, finisher
(baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game
slammer
a person who closes things violently
Type of:
hurler, pitcher, twirler
(baseball) the person who does the pitching

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