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fire–breather

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fire–breather

  1. an aggressive and fiercely determined person <the only hope for turning around that failing company would be a CEO who's a real fire-breather> Synonyms barracuda, fire-breather, fire-eater, tigerRelated Words attack dog, hatchet man; aggressor, bully, shark; go-getter, hustler, live wire, self-starter; battler, fighter, scrapper; diehard, militantNear Antonyms pushover, pussycat, reed, softy (or softie), weakling, wimpAntonyms milquetoast




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