Share this entry

Share this page

first responder

Syllabification: first re·spond·er

Definition of first responder in English:


North American
Someone designated or trained to respond to an emergency.

Definition of first responder in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…