- lifeguard ► NOUN ▪ a person employed to rescue bathers who get into difficulty at a beach or swimming pool.
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lifeguard — also life guard, 1640s, bodyguard of soldiers, from LIFE (Cf. life) (n.) + GUARD (Cf. guard) (n.), translating Ger. leibgarde. Sense of person paid to watch over bathers is by 1896 … Etymology dictionary
lifeguard — ☆ lifeguard [līf′gärd΄] n. an expert swimmer employed as at a beach or pool to prevent drownings … English World dictionary
Lifeguard — A lifeguard is an emergency service worker who is responsible for overseeing the safety of the users of a recreational water feature, such as a swimming pool, a water park, or a beach. Lifeguards are qualified strong swimmers, trained and… … Wikipedia
Lifeguard — Ne doit pas être confondu avec Life Guards. Lifeguard Personnage de fiction apparaissant dans … Wikipédia en Français
lifeguard — A call sign used by air ambulance aircraft. This call sign is used in the flight plan and also in radio communications. In the latter case, it means expeditious and priority handling of aircraft is required. The call sign “Lifeguard” is followed… … Aviation dictionary
lifeguard — UK [ˈlaɪfˌɡɑː(r)d] / US [ˈlaɪfˌɡɑrd] noun [countable] Word forms lifeguard : singular lifeguard plural lifeguards someone whose job is to save swimmers who are in danger … English dictionary
lifeguard — noun Date: 1896 a usually expert swimmer employed (as at a beach or a pool) to safeguard other swimmers • lifeguard intransitive verb … New Collegiate Dictionary
lifeguard — /luyf gahrd /, n. 1. an expert swimmer employed, as at a beach or pool, to protect bathers from drowning or other accidents and dangers. v.i. 2. to work as a lifeguard. [1640 50; LIFE + GUARD] * * * … Universalium
lifeguard — [[t]la͟ɪfgɑː(r)d[/t]] lifeguards N COUNT A lifeguard is a person who works at a beach or swimming pool and rescues people when they are in danger of drowning … English dictionary
lifeguard — life•guard [[t]ˈlaɪfˌgɑrd[/t]] n. 1) an expert swimmer employed, as at a beach or pool, to protect bathers from drowning or other accidents and dangers 2) cvb to work as a lifeguard • Etymology: 1640–50 … From formal English to slang