police officer

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police officer

n.
A policeman or policewoman.
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police officer

n
(Law) a member of a police force, esp a constable; policeman. Often (esp as form of address) shortened to: officer
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police′ of`ficer


n.
a policeman or policewoman.
[1790–1800]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.police officer - a member of a police forcepolice officer - a member of a police force; "it was an accident, officer"
constabulary, police, police force, law - the force of policemen and officers; "the law came looking for him"
bobby - an informal term for a British policeman
cop, fuzz, copper, pig, bull - uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
police captain, police chief, captain - a policeman in charge of a precinct
police constable, constable - a police officer of the lowest rank
detective, police detective, tec, investigator - a police officer who investigates crimes
gendarme - a French policeman
inspector - a high ranking police officer
law officer, lawman, peace officer - an officer of the law
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
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police officer

noun cop (slang), officer, pig (offensive slang), bobby (informal), copper (slang), constable, plod (Brit. slang), peeler (Irish and obsolete Brit. slang), gendarme (slang), fuzz (slang), woodentop (slang), bizzy (informal), flatfoot (slang), rozzer (slang), policeman or policewoman a meeting of senior police officers
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police officer

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.
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Translations
policista
politibetjent
poliisi
policajac
rendőr
警察官
경찰관
policaj
polis
เจ้าหน้าที่ตำรวจ
cảnh sátviên cảnh sát

police officer

n (man) → agente m di polizia; (woman) → donna f poliziotto inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

police officer

شُرْطِيّ policista politibetjent Polizist αστυνομικός agente de policía poliisi gardien de la paix policajac agente di polizia 警察官 경찰관 politiebeambte politibetjent policjant agente da polícia, policial полицейский polis เจ้าหน้าที่ตำรวจ polis görevlisi viên cảnh sát 警官
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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