Definition of paramedic in English:

paramedic

Line breaks: para|med¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌparəˈmɛdɪk
 
/

noun

  • A person who is trained to do medical work, especially emergency first aid, but is not a fully qualified doctor: the government hope to have a paramedic on every emergency ambulance [as modifier]: a paramedic team was on its way
    More example sentences
    • The hotel was sealed off as a team of paramedics treated one of the injured workers.
    • The man was later carried out by police and paramedics, put on a stretcher and taken by ambulance to hospital.
    • He was also taken by paramedics to the Friarage and was suffering from knee, ankle and facial injuries.

More definitions of paramedic

Definition of paramedic in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day grotesquerie
Pronunciation: grəʊˈtɛskəri
noun
grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively