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1. A performer who pretends to swallow fire.
2. A belligerent person or a militant partisan.
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1. (Theatre) a performer who simulates the swallowing of fire
2. a belligerent person
ˈfire-ˌeating n, adj
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1. an entertainer who pretends to eat fire.
2. an easily provoked, belligerent person.
fire′-eat`ing, adj., n.
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|Noun||1.||fire-eater - a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires|
fire department - the department of local government responsible for preventing and extinguishing fires
|2.||fire-eater - a belligerent grouch|
|3.||fire-eater - a performer who pretends to swallow fire|
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fire-eater[ˈfaɪərˌiːtəʳ] N (lit) → tragafuegos mf inv (fig) → pendenciero/a m/f
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