fire–eater

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noun fire–eat·er \ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌē-tər\

Definition of fire–eater

  1. 1 :  a performer who pretends to eat fire

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

1676

First Known Use of fire–eater

1676


FIRE–EATER Defined for English Language Learners

fire-eater

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Definition of fire–eater for English Language Learners

  • : a performer who pretends to eat fire

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