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Noun: fire-eater  'fI(-u)r,ee-tu(r)
  1. A member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
    - fireman, firefighter, fire fighter
  2. A belligerent grouch
    - hothead
  3. A performer who pretends to swallow fire
    - fire-swallower

Derived forms: fire-eaters

Type of: churl, crank, crosspatch, defender, grouch, grump, guardian, performer, performing artist, protector, shielder

Part of: fire department

Encyclopedia: Fire-eater