Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A member of a fire department who fights fires.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who puts out fires.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A person whose occupation it is to go to the scene of an unwanted fire and extinguish it; a member of a fire company; a fireman{1} or a woman who fights fires.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
  • n. a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires

Etymologies

fire +‎ fighter. created as a gender-free term for fireman and firewoman. (Wiktionary)

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