Definition of firefighter noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfaɪəfaɪtə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfaɪərfaɪtər//
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a person whose job is to put out fires see also firemanExtra examples A wildfire near Sydney killed three firefighters. Firefighters battled to save a historic building after arsonists set it alight. Firefighters rescued a driver trapped in the wreckage of his car. Firefighters tackled a warehouse blaze. Firefighters were called to a house in Summertown.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: firefighter