fire-eater

noun
fire-eat·er | \ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌē-tər \

Definition of fire-eater 

1 : a performer who pretends to eat fire

2a : a violent or pugnacious person

b : a person who displays very militant or aggressive partisanship

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1676, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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fire-eater

noun

English Language Learners Definition of fire-eater

: a performer who pretends to eat fire

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