Associations to the word «Fireman»

Pictures for the word «Fireman»


FIREMAN, noun. (firefighting) Someone (implied male) who is skilled in the work of fighting fire.
FIREMAN, noun. (rail transport) A man who keeps the fire going underneath a steam boiler (originally, shoveling coal by hand), particularly on a railroad locomotive.
FIREMAN, noun. (rail transport) By extension of the above, an assistant on any locomotive, whether steam-powered or not.
FIREMAN, noun. (baseball) A relief pitcher.

Dictionary definition

FIREMAN, noun. Play in which children pretend to put out a fire.
FIREMAN, noun. A laborer who tends fires (as on a coal-fired train or steamship).
FIREMAN, noun. A pitcher who does not start the game.
FIREMAN, noun. A member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires.

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