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Fireman vs. Firefighter

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  • Fireman (noun)

    Someone (implied male) who is skilled in the work of fighting fire.

  • Fireman (noun)

    A person (originally a man) who keeps the fire going underneath a steam boiler (originally, shoveling coal by hand), particularly on a railroad locomotive.

  • Fireman (noun)

    By extension of the above, an assistant on any locomotive, whether steam-powered or not.

  • Fireman (noun)

    A relief pitcher.

  • Fireman (noun)

    A safety inspector in coal mines.

  • Firefighter (noun)

    A person who puts out fires.

Wiktionary
  • Fireman (noun)

    A man whose business is to extinguish fires in towns; a member of a fire company.

  • Fireman (noun)

    A man who tends the fires, as of a steam engine; a stocker.

  • Firefighter (noun)

    A person whose occupation it is to go to the scene of an unwanted fire and extinguish it; a member of a fire company; a fireman{1} or a woman who fights fires.

Webster Dictionary
  • Fireman (noun)

    play in which children take the roles of firemen and 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

  • Firefighter (noun)

    a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires

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