Definition of fire engine in English:

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fire engine

Pronunciation: /ˈfī(ə)r ˈˌenjən/


A vehicle carrying firefighters and equipment for fighting large fires.
Example sentences
  • Local firefighters took a fire engine to join his funeral procession.
  • Residents said they fear that next time it could be a fire engine or ambulance that could barred by thoughtlessly parked vehicles.
  • The officer who suffered the most serious injuries had to be cut free from the cab of the fire engine.
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