Definition of life preserver in English:

life preserver

Line breaks: life pre|server


  • 1British A short truncheon with a heavily loaded end.
  • 2North American A buoyant device such as a lifebelt or life jacket.
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    • But rounding Halibut Point, I was relieved to see that at least one of them, the guy in the life preserver, was still well astern.
    • When my turn came, the fat guy in the life preserver - he was still wearing it - looked at me and laughed.
    • That life preserver by itself wasn't enough to save him.

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