fire-raiser NOUN Brit. an arsonist.

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  • fire-raiser — fireˈ raiser noun An arsonist • • • Main Entry: ↑fire * * * ˈfire raiser [fire raiser fire raisers] noun (BrE) …   Useful english dictionary

  • fire-raiser — UK [ˈfaɪə ˌreɪzə(r)] / US [ˈfaɪrˌreɪzər] noun [countable] Word forms fire raiser : singular fire raiser plural fire raisers British someone who deliberately starts fires Derived word: fire raising noun uncountable …   English dictionary

  • fire-raiser — noun Brit. an arsonist. Derivatives fire raising noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • fire-raising — fire .raising n [U] BrE the crime of starting a fire deliberately = ↑arson >fire raiser n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fire — n. & v. n. 1 a the state or process of combustion, in which substances combine chemically with oxygen from the air and usu. give out bright light and heat. b the active principle operative in this. c flame or incandescence. 2 a conflagration, a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fire-raising — noun (U) BrE the crime of starting a fire deliberately; arson fire raiser noun (C) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fire-raising — See: fire raiser …   English dictionary

  • fire-raising — /ˈfaɪə reɪzɪŋ/ (say fuyuh rayzing) noun → arson. –fire raiser, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • fire eater — Synonyms and related words: Mafioso, Tartar, Young Turk, adventurer, adventuress, bear, beast, beldam, berserk, berserker, bomber, brazenface, brute, crank, crosspatch, daredevil, demon, devil, dragon, feist, fiend, fire brigade, fire department …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hell raiser — Synonyms and related words: Mafioso, Young Turk, beast, beldam, berserk, berserker, bomber, bravo, brute, bucko, bully, bullyboy, cutthroat, demon, desperado, devil, dragon, fiend, fire eater, firebrand, fury, goon, gorilla, gunman, gunsel,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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