from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of firestarter.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • "They were what I call my firestarters because they helped me start some fires in some circles to get some attention to me."

    Neal Rodriguez: How an Online Magazine Is Being Built Into a Million Dollar Business

  • I have two filing cabinets of what are sometimes referred to as "white papers" and in my case, I think I would call them "firestarters" or "recycling opportunities,"and those contain some ofmy Clarion manuscripts, and others of that early 80's vintage.

    July 2010

  • Magnesium firestarters have trouble getting a pile of magnesium flakes collected in a wind.

    Strike Anywhere: The Best Matches for Survival Situations

  • On the press benches those deputed to chronicle the roll-call of the accused had adopted a glassy-eyed fascination with the process, scanning the lists of handlers of stolen goods for genuine firestarters, mostly in vain.

    England riots: justice grinds on as courts sit through the night

  • But Zane raised one hand: It held a collection of metal stakes and firestarters.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • Also, are we really supposed to believe that one girl invented the needle, the spear-thrower, the bra, firestarters, surgical stitches, domestication of animals (including horseback riding), and was the first person to figure out that sex = babies?

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • More responsible bloggers with a sense of journalistic integrity find it their duty to fight these unceasing firestarters.

    For Wonks Only

  • 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

  • • Relief vs. firestarters: Until recently, fantasy owners would clamor for information in February and March on teams 'fourth and fifth starters. - A discernible shift in drafting strategy

  • I have a magnifying glass but no sun, steel but no flint—there will be firestarters in the hoverer's emergency kit, if it wasn't blown up.

    The Idic Epidemic


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.