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fire–eater

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noun fire–eat·er \-ˌē-tər\

Simple Definition of fire–eater

  • : a performer who pretends to eat fire

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fire–eater

  1. 1 :  a performer who pretends to eat fire

  2. 2 a :  a violent or pugnacious person b :  a person who displays very militant or aggressive partisanship

1672

First Known Use of fire–eater

1672


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