noun, plural po·lice·men.
Words nearby policeman
OTHER WORDS FROM policemanpo·lice·man·like, adjective
usage note for policeman
Examples from the Web for policeman
Even before the shootings, New York policeman were telling the Mayor not to attend their funerals.
Police say Myers charged at the policeman, they wrestled, and then he shot at least three bullets before his gun jammed.
Our Pashto interpreter explained how he had pretended to be a Pakistani policeman when interested crowds approached the compound.
The policeman then commandeers the dashcammed car and orders the driver to chase down the perp.
And when a policeman rises to the top, you take care of your old buddies by turning a blind eye to their businesses.
A policeman in the street had seen them hire a cab and drive away through Broadway at a rapid pace.The Bradys and the Girl Smuggler|Francis W. Doughty
Before Jean could answer, the policeman stretched out his hand and touched the young woman, who had been vainly trying to get out.Mrs. Dorriman, Volume 2 of 3|Julie Bosville Chetwynd
The street was quite deserted; not even a cat or a policeman moved on it and Van Bibber's footsteps sounded brisk on the sidewalk.Gallegher and Other Stories|Richard Harding Davis
Perhaps this was why a policeman on the Embankment spoke to him, and said "Good evening."The Man Who Was Thursday|G. K. Chesterton
The children may walk in them from morning till night, and I too, if I want to, with no policeman to drive us off.The Battle with the Slum|Jacob A. Riis.