FIREFIGHTER (noun) definition and synonyms | Macmillan Dictionary.
Is firefighter a noun or pronoun?
A person who puts out fires.
Is fireman a noun verb or adjective?
A person who is skilled in the work of fighting fire. A fireman that is of the male sex (see usage note). A man who keeps the fire going underneath a steam boiler (originally, shoveling coal by hand), particularly on a railroad locomotive.
What is the noun of firefighters?
noun. noun. /ˈfaɪərˌfaɪt̮ər/ a person whose job is to put out fires see fireman.
Is firefighter a countable noun?
(countable) A firefighter is a person whose job is to fight fires and put them out.
Is fire is a common noun?
Fire is a common noun.
What is another word for firefighter?
In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for fireman, like: firefighter, fire-chief, fire warden, reliever, oil feeder, fire-fighter, stoker, cinder monkey, ladderman, firemen and smoke-jumper.
What is the difference between a fireman and a firefighter?
As nouns the difference between fireman and firefighter
is that fireman is (firefighting) someone (implied male) who is skilled in the work of fighting fire while firefighter is a person who puts out fires.
Is tree a noun?
tree (noun) tree–lined (adjective) tree house (noun) tree hugger (noun)
Is a proper noun?
A proper noun is a specific (i.e., not generic) name for a particular person, place, or thing. Proper nouns are always capitalized in English, no matter where they fall in a sentence. … A common noun is the generic name for one item in a class or group.
Is firefighter hyphenated?
Most compound nouns were initially written as separate words. As these compounds gained popularity, they next appeared joined by a hyphen.
|OPEN FORM||HYPHENATED FORM||CLOSED FORM|
|“fire fighter” (1903)||“fire–fighter”||firefighter|
|“work station” (1931)||“work–station”||workstation|
Are firefighters hyphenated?
But I noticed they changed all my two-word fire fighters and fire fighting to one-word firefighters and firefighting. I looked it up… both ways are considered acceptable. I like the two-word way better, but since both are technically correct, I won’t insist.
Are firefighters 4 syllables?
Wondering why firefighter is 3 syllables?