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fire–eater

noun fire–eat·er \-ˌē-tər\

: a performer who pretends to eat fire

Full Definition of FIRE-EATER

1
:  a performer who pretends to eat fire
2
a :  a violent or pugnacious person
b :  a person who displays very militant or aggressive partisanship

First Known Use of FIRE-EATER

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