Firefighter definition

fīrfītər
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A member of a fire department who fights fires.
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A person whose work is fighting fires; esp., a member of a fire department.
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A person who puts out fires.
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The definition of a firefighter is a person who works at a fire department, either as a volunteer or by profession, who fights fires and rescues people and animals from fires.

An example of a firefighter is a person who goes to work at a fire station, responds to an alarm signaling a fire, rides on a fire truck to the fire, uses a hose to put out the fire and rescues a child trapped inside the burning building.

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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of firefighter - fire fighter

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
firefighter
Plural:
firefighters

Origin of firefighter