Definition of lifesaver
1 : one trained to save lives of drowning persons
2 : one that is at once timely and effective in time of distress or need
Examples of lifesaver in a sentence
a surgical procedure that has been a lifesaver for many people
This multipurpose tool can be a real lifesaver when something needs fixing.
Frozen dinners can be lifesavers for busy parents.
Thanks so much for offering to help. You're a real lifesaver!
First Known Use of lifesaver
LIFESAVER Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of lifesaver for Students
: someone or something that provides greatly needed help
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