firefighter Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “firefighter” in the English Dictionary

"firefighter" in British English

See all translations

firefighternoun [C]

uk   /ˈfaɪəˌfaɪ.tər/  us   /ˈfaɪrˌfaɪ.t̬ɚ/
(Definition of firefighter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"firefighter" in American English

See all translations

firefighternoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɑɪərˌfɑɪ·t̬ər/ (plural -men  /ˈfɑɪər·mən, -men/ ) (also fireman,  /ˈfɑɪər·mən/ )
someone whose job is to stop fires and to save people and property from being harmed
(Definition of firefighter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “firefighter”
in Arabic إطْفائي…
in Korean 소방관…
in Portuguese bombeiro, -a…
in Catalan bomber, -a…
in Japanese 消防隊員…
in Chinese (Simplified) 消防队员…
in Turkish itfaiye eri…
in Russian пожарный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 消防隊員…
in Italian pompiere…
in Polish strażak…
What is the pronunciation of firefighter?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
That’s fantastic! (Words meaning ‘very good’)
That’s fantastic! (Words meaning ‘very good’)
by ,
May 18, 2016
by Kate Woodford We all need words and phrases for saying that things are good or great – that we find them nice or very nice. This post aims to give you more ways to say that you like, or really like, something. Starting with a very frequent adjective; lovely is used a lot in UK English

Read More 

Word of the Day

parasol

a type of sunshade (= round frame covered in cloth on a stick) carried especially by women in the past, to give protection from the sun

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More