Definition of lifeguard
: a usually expert swimmer employed (as at a beach or a pool) to safeguard other swimmers
Recent Examples of lifeguard from the Web
Ellott family members remembered the key role Scott played at their reunions as lifeguard, standing watch over the pool to protect the family, young and old.
In this revival of the cheesy ’90s TV series, lifeguards Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron bare their pecs and go after a beachside drug-smuggling operation.
The beach is prepared with lifeguards to keep swimmers safe during the strong winter currents as well.
San Diego lifeguards and firefighters pulled the person out of the car, which lay in a marshy spot of the river off Dairy Mart Road and Camino de la Plaza.
This includes coaches’ fees, lifeguard, team T-shirt and swim cap.
A summer job meant pocket money, adolescent development and life skills, like scooping ice cream, sitting in a lifeguard chair for six hours and ripping movie tickets.
Slow-motion running on the beach and red bikinis are back, but this time on the big screen as Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron team up as star lifeguards in the reboot of the original TV series.
Post-party and Laurie is calling lifeguard man (who's name is apparently Craig).
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First Known Use of lifeguard
LIFEGUARD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lifeguard for English Language Learners
: a person whose job is to protect swimmers from drowning
LIFEGUARD Defined for Kids
Definition of lifeguard for Students
: a person employed at a beach or swimming pool to protect swimmers from drowning
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