noun (plural policewomen)
A female member of a police force.
- We assume that the woman wearing a police uniform is a policewoman, or that the woman wearing a nurse's uniform is a nurse.
- As we headed out for a run this afternoon we noticed that the pavement directly next to my gate had been cordoned off and there was a policeman and a policewoman standing guard over it.
- He uses policemen and policewomen as pawns in a little Treasury game between himself and the Minister of Transport, whilst he sends his officers out there to collect revenue by issuing 27 percent more traffic tickets.
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