1 informal A thing that saves one from serious difficulty: a microwave oven could be a lifesaver this Christmas
More example sentences
- A proud mum has hailed her two-year-old toddler as a lifesaver - after he saved her from falling into a diabetic coma.
- Her family will tonight welcome hundreds of volunteers to a blood sample session at a West Timperley pub in a bid to find the lifesaver who can help Shannon.
- Nominees might be heroic lifesavers who have put themselves in danger to help somebody else.
Definition of lifesaver in:
- The British & World English dictionary