patrolman


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pa·trol·man

 (pə-trōl′mən)
n.
1. A policeman who patrols or polices an assigned area.
2. One who patrols an assigned area.

patrolman

(pəˈtrəʊlmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Law) chiefly US a man, esp a policeman, who patrols a certain area
2. Brit a man employed to patrol an area to help motorists in difficulty

pa•trol•man

(pəˈtroʊl mən)

n., pl. -men.
1. a police officer who is assigned to patrol a specific route or area.
2. a person who patrols.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.patrolman - a policeman who patrols a given regionpatrolman - a policeman who patrols a given region
law officer, lawman, peace officer - an officer of the law

patrolman

noun
A member of a law-enforcement agency:
Informal: cop, law.
Slang: bull, copper, flatfoot, fuzz, gendarme, heat, man (often uppercase).
Chiefly British: bobby, constable, peeler.
Translations
patrulheiro

patrolman

[pəˈtrəʊlmən] N (patrolmen (pl))
1. (US) → guardia m, policía m
2. (Aut) mecánico del servicio de ayuda en carretera

patrolman

[pəˈtrəʊlmən] n (US)agent m de policepatrol wagon n (US)fourgon m cellulaire

patrolman

[pəˈtrəʊlmən] n (-men (pl))
a. (Am) → agente m di polizia
b. (Aut) → membro del personale del soccorso stradale
References in classic literature ?
Exciting times are the lot of the fish patrol: in its history more than one dead patrolman has marked defeat, and more often dead fishermen across their illegal nets have marked success.
When I was a youngster of sixteen, a good sloop-sailor and all- round bay-waterman, my sloop, the Reindeer, was chartered by the Fish Commission, and I became for the time being a deputy patrolman.
They're warning the others," said George, the remaining patrolman, as he stood beside me in the cockpit.
I had longer spells ashore, between fooling with salmon fishing and making raids up and down bay and rivers as a deputy fish patrolman, and I drank more and learned more about drinking.
Following complaints the Cyprus Mail received that half a dozen hunters were seen wandering in the Troodos woods near the PASYDY complex with their dogs and firing shots, the patrolman said this was something they were really trying to eliminate and urged everyone to notify them or police immediately.
The responding officers, including Patrolman Wilson, observed signs of forced entry at the back door of the residence, and heard screams for help from a woman inside.
Patrolman FULMAR ~own repair and scheduled maintenance lavarada and the replacement of the main engines.
The shocking video image of the patrolman shooting an unarmed man in |the back
Jim Haggart, 60, the AA's longest-serving patrolman, joined as a teenage cadet.
The Patrolman was just a plain-Jane matte blue that not only became popular with law enforcement but outdoorsmen as well.
David Babalola, a 24-year-old law student from Middlesbrough; Lyndsey Bainbridge, 32, a lecturer from Norton; Michael Cooper, 44, an AA patrolman from Stockton; Amy Maher, a 23-year-old music and film graduate from Skelton; James McGurk, a 56-year-old joiner from Bishop; Alison Easton, 35, a hairdresser from New Marske