how to pronounce fireman


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the above transcription of fireman is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

fireman is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of fireman in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… Maryann alive was local fireman Dennis …”

meanings of fireman


  1. A safety inspector in coal mines.
  2. A person (originally a man) who keeps the fire going underneath a steam boiler (originally, shoveling coal by hand), particularly on a railroad locomotive or steamship.
  3. An assistant on any locomotive, whether steam-powered or not.
  4. A relief pitcher.
  5. Someone (especially one who is male) who is skilled in the work of fighting fire.

fireman frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word fireman occurs in english on average 2.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics fireman can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that fireman can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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