Definitions

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  • noun one who starts fires
  • noun a tool used to start a fire.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Another good idea for a firestarter is to carefully melt wax in a tin can.

    Build A Survival Fire With Condoms and Underwear

  • Another good idea for a firestarter is to carefully melt wax in a tin can.

    Build A Survival Fire With Condoms and Underwear

  • In fact, for some of the activities, the attorney took the lead - for example, she had been put on administrative leave and then terminated from the school district where she had taught because of the attorney's calls to the district alleging that she had been a "firestarter," burning down a school on the Oneida reservation when she was a teen.

    April 2009

  • Or it might just be a 'firestarter' and have nothing to do with politics at all.

    You keep using that word "progressive" ...

  • In addition to Hellboy, the staff of the BPRD includes Abe Sapien, a blue amphibian with psychic abilities and a gentle soul; Liz, a pyrokinetic "firestarter" who has trouble controlling her abilities (and who also happens to be the object of Hellboy's affections); and John Myers, a young FBI agent who has just been assigned as Hellboy's handler.

    Simple Tricks and Nonsense: Movie Review: Hellboy

  • So I was making firestarters (and then of course, when you're singing "firestarter", "Smack My Bitch Up" is next in line) from strips of newspaper and wax, started the fire.

    bettyalready Diary Entry

  • As I mentioned in a previous blog post, the next set of TechNet events will be in a "firestarter" format and will include a full day of content on a single topic.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • He also pulls bunches of long weeds in the prairie grass, to dry for use as a firestarter.

    King: Economic pain throbs on Lakota reservation

  • For a purely primitive firestarter take some paper thin birch bark and wrap it around a thumb-size wad of pine sap.

    Firestarter

  • For a purely primitive firestarter take some paper thin birch bark and wrap it around a thumb-size wad of pine sap.

    Firestarter

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