nounAustralian • informal
- A firefighter: there’s always a firie nearby to rescue you or your house from flamesMore example sentences
- On the plus side, the temperaments and personalities of the 'firies' are starkly highlighted (no heroics, only teamwork is tolerated), as are current firefighting and rescue tactics.
- When they saw the fire in the windows, Mr Hunt called the firies and Mr Bailey knocked down the back door so he could reach the flames.
- Note the firie up the ladder in the shop.