noun, plural policemen.
a member of a police force or body.
Ice Hockey. enforcer ( def 4 ).

1795–1805; police + -man

policemanlike, adjective

See -man.
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policeman or (feminine) policewoman (pəˈliːsmən)
n , pl -men, -women
Gender-neutral form: police officer a member of a police force, esp one holding the rank of constable
policewoman or (feminine) policewoman

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policeman po·lice·man (pə-lēs'mən)
An instrument, usually a rubber-tipped rod, for removing solid particles from a glass container.

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