noun, plural po·lice·men.
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usage note for policeman
OTHER WORDS FROM policemanpo·lice·man·like, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for policeman
Policemen on the show joke about prison riots, bomb threats, and the shooting of unarmed civilians.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A few weeks later, the militants carried out a series of raids on border posts, killing five Iranian policemen.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They still saw white policemen killing unarmed African Americans in what they perceive as cold blood and without repercussions.Sharpton Recalls Civil Rights Struggle in DC March Against Police Violence|Ben Jacobs|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The two young uniformed policemen on the other side of the door were at a loss as to what to do.
No more than three minutes later, a handful of policemen rush in and tell us to get out of the store.
The policemen looked dull and heavy, as if never again would any one be criminal, and as if they had come to know it.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
MacRae brought the glasses to bear, and said it was two Policemen jogging toward camp.
Already the patch of brush in which lay the renegade Policemen was hidden in the smudge, shut away from our sight.
Policemen send their daughters to Europe, and the boss politicians get rich so fast they spend money almost like a gentleman.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Graft among British policemen is unknown and bribery altogether unheard of.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy