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English noun: fireman

1. fireman (act) play in which children pretend to put out a fire

Broader (hypernym)child's play, play

2. fireman (person) a laborer who tends fires (as on a coal-fired train or steamship)


Broader (hypernym)jack, laborer, labourer, manual laborer

3. fireman (person) a pitcher who does not start the game

Synonymsrelief pitcher, reliever

Broader (hypernym)hurler, pitcher, twirler

Narrower (hyponym)closer, finisher

4. fireman (person) a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires

Synonymsfire fighter, fire-eater, firefighter

Broader (hypernym)defender, guardian, protector, shielder

Narrower (hyponym)fire chief, fire marshal, fire warden, forest fire fighter, ranger

Member meronymfire department

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