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fire·fight·er

also fire fighter  (fīr′fī′tər)
n.
A member of a fire department who fights fires.

fire′fight′ing adj. & n.

firefighter

(ˈfaɪəˌfaɪtə)
n
a person who fights fires, usually a public employee or trained volunteer

fire′fight`er

or fire′ fight`er,



n.
a person who fights destructive fires.
[1900–05]
fire′fight`ing, n., adj.

firefighter

An internet user who tries to prevent or extinguish flame wars.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.firefighter - a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish firesfirefighter - a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
fire department - the department of local government responsible for preventing and extinguishing fires
defender, guardian, protector, shielder - a person who cares for persons or property
fire chief, fire marshal - the head of a fire department
fire warden, forest fire fighter, ranger - an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
Translations
hasič
tűzoltó
gasilec

firefighter

[ˈfaɪəˌfaɪtəʳ] Nbombero/a m/f

firefighter

n bombero -ra mf
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Having been a fire-fighter for 35 years I feel adequately qualified to make this statement.
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