lifeguard

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noun life·guard \-ˌgärd\

Definition of lifeguard

  1. :  a usually expert swimmer employed (as at a beach or a pool) to safeguard other swimmers

lifeguard

intransitive verb

1896

First Known Use of lifeguard

1896


LIFEGUARD Defined for English Language Learners

lifeguard

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noun life·guard \-ˌgärd\

Definition of lifeguard for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to protect swimmers from drowning


LIFEGUARD Defined for Kids

lifeguard

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noun life·guard \ˈlīf-ˌgärd\

Definition of lifeguard for Students

  1. :  a person employed at a beach or swimming pool to protect swimmers from drowning


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