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1. firebug

noun. ['ˈfaɪɝˌbəg'] a criminal who illegally sets fire to property.

Synonyms

  • arsonist
  • barnburner
  • incendiary
  • felon
  • outlaw
  • criminal
  • crook

Antonyms

  • permit
  • decriminalize
  • allow
  • legal

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Words that Rhyme with Firebug

  • humbug
  • jitterbug
  • ladybug

2. firebug

noun. ['ˈfaɪɝˌbəg'] a true bug: brightly colored bug that can exude a stain.

Synonyms

  • Pyrrhocoridae
  • heteropterous insect

Antonyms

  • unprovocative
  • noncombustible
  • decriminalise

Example sentences of the word firebug


1. Noun, singular or mass
Screen tenants carefully: for example, if the tenant is living in or next to your home, you don't want to rent to a firebug.

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