lifesaver

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noun life·sav·er \ˈlīf-ˌsā-vər\

Definition of lifesaver

  1. 1 :  one trained to save lives of drowning persons

  2. 2 :  one that is at once timely and effective in time of distress or need

Examples of lifesaver in a Sentence

  1. a surgical procedure that has been a lifesaver for many people

  2. This multipurpose tool can be a real lifesaver when something needs fixing.

  3. Frozen dinners can be lifesavers for busy parents.

  4. Thanks so much for offering to help. You're a real lifesaver!

1887

First Known Use of lifesaver

1887


LIFESAVER Defined for English Language Learners

lifesaver

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noun life·sav·er \ˈlīf-ˌsā-vər\

Definition of lifesaver for English Language Learners

  • : something that saves a person's life

  • : something or someone which provides help that is badly needed


LIFESAVER Defined for Kids

lifesaver

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noun life·sav·er \ˈlīf-ˌsā-vər\

Definition of lifesaver for Students

  1. :  someone or something that provides greatly needed help



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