noun. ['ˈfaɪrˌfaɪtɝ'] a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires.
- fire warden
- forest fire fighter
- fire chief
- fire fighter
- fire marshal
- fire department
- fighter (English)
- -er (English)
- fire (English)
- fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
Words that Rhyme with Firefighter
Example sentences of the word firefighter
1. Noun, singular or mass
You may have to apply to be a firefighter in order to work on a fire department ambulance.
Filling yourself with knowledge about the company will help you in your quest to become an oil well firefighter.
Quotes containing the word firefighter
1. I became a firefighter because I wanted to save people. But I should have been more specific. I should have named names.
- Jodi Picoult
2. It is the kindness to take in a stranger when the levees break; the selflessness of workers who would rather cut their hours than see a friend lose their job which sees us through our darkest hours. It is the firefighter's courage to storm a stairway filled with smoke, but also a parent's willingness to nurture a child, that finally decides our fate.
- Barack Obama