Definitions of fire-eater
  1. noun
    a performer who pretends to swallow fire
    synonyms: fire-swallower
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    type of:
    performer, performing artist
    an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
  2. noun
    a belligerent grouch
    synonyms: hothead
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    type of:
    churl, crank, crosspatch, grouch, grump
    a bad-tempered person
  3. noun
    a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
    synonyms: fire fighter, firefighter, fireman
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    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
    a forest fire fighter who is sent to battle remote and severe forest fires (often for days at a time)
    type of:
    defender, guardian, protector, shielder
    a person who cares for persons or property
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