Translation of "policeman" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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policemannoun [ C ]

uk /pəˈliːs.mən/ us /pəˈliːs.mən/ plural -men /-mən/

A2 a male member of a police force



  • The youths scuffled with the policeman, then escaped down the lane.
  • The policeman walked along the street, shining a torch into every car.
  • The traffic lights were out of order, but there was a policeman directing the traffic.
  • "And where do you think you're going?" demanded the policeman.
  • He said that two policemen assaulted him while he was in custody.

(Translation of “policeman” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)