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firesetter Line breaks: fire|set¦ter
Pronunciation: /ˈfʌɪəsɛtə/

Definition of firesetter in English:


An arsonist.
Example sentences
  • The young fire-setters are asked why and how often they lit fires and what they thought they were going to get out of it.
  • Children who are deemed curiosity fire-setters tend to have a single incident of fire-play and often require just fire-safety education.
  • In Kent, as in similar schemes elsewhere, advisers encourage young fire-setters to talk, to open up.

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