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Definition of "firebug" [firebug]

  • Informal An arsonist; a pyromaniac. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "firebug" in a sentence
  • "During his time on remand, Williamson was called a firebug, told he would be jailed for life by prisoner officers, and initially locked up for 23 hours a day as a category A prisoner."
  • "I am the real firebug, that is writing this letter."
  • "I don't need a full Visual Studio. net app, but I want to see something about 5 steps better than firebug, that is responsive, and even more interactive."