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arsonist Syllabification: ar·son·ist
Pronunciation: /ˈärsənəst/

Definition of arsonist in English:


A person who commits arson: police believe arsonists were responsible for both fires
More example sentences
  • I did not find even one case that dealt with the sentencing of a female serial arsonist.
  • A convicted arsonist with a history of mental illness has been set free despite threatening to set fire to a block of flats.
  • The press has been quick to condemn arsonists for the fires raging in New South Wales in Australia.
incendiary, pyromaniac
informalfirebug, pyro, torch

Words that rhyme with arsonist

Jansenist • abstractionist

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