HyperDic: fire-eater

English > 3 senses of the word fire-eater:
NOUNperson fire-eater, fireman, firefighter, fire fightera member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
person fire-eater, hotheada belligerent grouch
person fire-eater, fire-swallowera performer who pretends to swallow fire
English > fire-eater: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires.
Synonymsfireman, firefighter, fire fighter
Member offire departmentThe department of local government responsible for preventing and extinguishing fires
Narrowerfire chief, fire marshalThe head of a fire department
fire warden, forest fire fighter, rangerAn official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest / forest
Broaderdefender, guardian, protector, shielderA person who cares for persons or property
Spanishbombera, bombero
Catalanbombera, bomber
English > fire-eater: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA belligerent grouch.
Synonymhothead
Broadergrouch, grump, crank, churl, crosspatchA bad-tempered person
Spanishexaltado, mala leche
English > fire-eater: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA performer who pretends to swallow fire.
Synonymfire-swallower
Broaderperformer, performing artistAn entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience

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