fire-eater

Primary Meanings of fire-eater

1.
n
a performer who pretends to swallow fire
2.
n
a belligerent grouch
3.
n
a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
Full Definitions of fire-eater
1

n a performer who pretends to swallow fire

Synonyms:
fire-swallower
Type of:
performer, performing artist
an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
2

n a belligerent grouch

Synonyms:
hothead
Type of:
churl, crank, crosspatch, grouch, grump
a bad-tempered person
3

n a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires

Synonyms:
fire fighter, firefighter, fireman
Types:
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
coyote
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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