[ UK /lˈɔːmən/ ]
[ US /ˈɫɔmən/ ]
  1. an officer of the law
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How To Use lawman In A Sentence

  • Not her husband and no longer her lover, he now relates to her in the only way he knows how, in the only way he has left: as a lawman enforcing Southern law.
  • Buford's assailant was never apprehended, and he theorized that the hitchhiker was a "wanted man" who had panicked when he realized that he had crawled into a car with a lawman. The Twelfth Of August -The life story of Sheriff Buford Pusser
  • The wife of a deceased lawman would never consider a proposal from a fugitive.
  • In the Wild West, no single lawman could possibly stop a gang of desperate outlaws.
  • Outside, the lawman's saddle was already on a fine looking roan mare.
  • Tall, trim and square of jaw, he looks more like a lawman than an outlaw.
  • Eliot Ness was the intrepid lawman who busted Al Capone and was the bane of the Mob in 1930s Chicago.
  • To us --- to me anyway --- for the time we moseyed the dusty streets of Ghost Town, Marshall Wild Windy Bill McKay was as real a lawman as Wyatt Earp and Wild Bill Hickcock. Buffalo Bill! The thrill of my life to have invented you!
  • The suggestion of a secret life led by the high-profile former sheriff has roiled the suburban Denver county where Sullivan was known as a hard-nosed lawman who served on a national law enforcement task force in the 1990s. Reuters: Press Release
  • In his incapacitated state the bogus lawman fell gratefully back onto the grass.
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