policeman

Definitions of policeman
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n a member of a police force

Synonyms:
officer, police officer
Examples:
Lavrenti Pavlovich Beria
Soviet chief of secret police under Joseph Stalin; was executed by his associates in the power struggle following Stalin's death (1899-1953)
Types:
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bobby
an informal term for a British policeman
bull, cop, copper, fuzz, pig
uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
captain, police captain, police chief
a policeman in charge of a precinct
constable, police constable
a police officer of the lowest rank
detective, investigator, police detective, tec
a police officer who investigates crimes
gendarme
a French policeman
inspector
a high ranking police officer
motorcycle cop, motorcycle policeman, speed cop
a policeman who rides a motorcycle (and who checks the speeds of motorists)
police matron, policewoman
a woman policeman
Mountie
colloquial term for a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
shoofly
an undercover police officer who investigates other policemen
traffic cop
a policeman who controls the flow of automobile traffic
trooper
a mounted policeman
state trooper, trooper
a state police officer
Chief Constable
the head of the police force in a county (or similar area)
crossing guard
someone who helps people (especially children) at a traffic crossing
dick, gumshoe, hawkshaw
someone who is a detective
meter maid
policewoman who is assigned to write parking tickets
plainclothesman
a detective who wears civilian clothes on duty
pointsman
a policeman stationed at an intersection to direct traffic
tracer
an investigator who is employed to find missing persons or missing goods
Type of:
law officer, lawman, peace officer
an officer of the law

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