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noun as in one who extinguishes fires

noun as in one who fuels engines or furnaces

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Fireman, for instance, has a couple of tax-losing leisure activities that have traditionally been scrutinized as possible hobbies.

A fireman came in on a stretcher, an older man, wearing the uniform of a unit from Jersey City across the river.

The cheers that went up when a fireman was taken from a window, placed on a gurney and rolled away.

He didn’t have typical kid dreams—of growing up to become a fireman, doctor, or movie star.

Eventually, he leaves the dog in the care of another fireman and we go back, discussing the fire and the dog.

In fact, he would survive it, working as a volunteer fireman in London during the blitz.

The backup-man stops stroller traffic on the sidewalk, another fireman is road guard.

My cousin Al is a Navy veteran, a former EMT, and now a fireman in New York City.

He wanted to go into the Army and then be a police officer and then be a fireman.

The engineer and fireman stood leaning out over the closed lower half of the engine-room door.

Again the fireman reflected, for there was nothing hasty about this excellent creature.

Under Mr. Van Britt's directions the engineer and fireman of the pilot engine brought tools and the break was repaired.

The fireman—'e's a real 'andsome man—I can tike to that sort myself.

But the driver and fireman were beyond the range of their skill.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fireman, such as: firefighter, engineman, ladderman, and smoke jumper.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.