Meaning of lifeguard

life•guard

Pronunciation: (līf'gärd"), [key]
— n.
  1. an expert swimmer employed, as at a beach or pool, to protect bathers from drowning or other accidents and dangers.
—v.i.
  1. to work as a lifeguard.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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