visiting fireman

noun

Definition of visiting fireman

: a usually important or influential visitor whom it is desirable or expedient to entertain impressively

First Known Use of visiting fireman

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Visiting fireman.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/visiting%20fireman. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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