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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.
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firefighter

(ˈfaɪəˌfaɪtə)
n
a person who fights fires, usually a public employee or trained volunteer
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

fire′fight`er

or fire′ fight`er,



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

An internet user who tries to prevent or extinguish flame wars.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations
hasič
tűzoltó
gasilec

firefighter

[ˈfaɪəˌfaɪtəʳ] Nbombero/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

firefighter

n bombero -ra mf
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
IN GERMANY they used to call Felix Magath 'Der Feuerwehrmann' - The Fireman.
SAM FACTS | Fireman Sam first appeared on our screens in November 1987; | The original idea came about from two ex-firemen from Kent - Dave Gingell and Dave Jones; | They approached Mike Young, creator of SuperTed in Barry, Wales and asked him to develop their concept; | Today, the 10-minute cartoon airs in more than 100 territories around the world in more than 60 languages; | In Germany he's known as Feuerwehrmann Sam; | Fireman Sam is currently touring the country with his own stage show Pontypandy Rocks; | Actor Richard Elfyn voices the Welsh-language versions of Fireman Sam, Spongebob SquarePants and Ben 10; | In 2009, Fireman Sam teamed up with more 100 animated characters, such as Bagpuss, and Peppa Pig for a Children In Need single with Peter Kay.
Andreas Obst, "Liebeslieder an den Feuerwehrmann," Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Aug.