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Noun: fireman (firemen)  fI(-u)r-mun
  1. A member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
    - firefighter, fire fighter, fire-eater
     
  2. Play in which children pretend to put out a fire
     
  3. A labourer who tends fires (as on a coal-fired train or steamship)
    - stoker
     
  4. A pitcher who does not start the game
    - reliever, relief pitcher

Derived forms: firemen

Type of: child's play, defender, guardian, hurler [N. Amer], jack, laborer [US], labourer [Brit, Cdn], manual laborer [US], manual labourer [Brit, Cdn], pitcher, play, protector, shielder, twirler

Part of: fire department

Encyclopedia: Fireman, Save My Child