Definition of firie in English:

firie

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Pronunciation: /ˈfʌɪri
 
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noun

Australian informal
  • A firefighter: there’s always a firie nearby to rescue you or your house from flames
    More 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.

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