an expert swimmer employed, as at a beach or pool, to protect bathers from drowning or other accidents and dangers.
verb (used without object)
to work as a lifeguard.
(in Britain) a cavalry regiment forming part of the ceremonial guard of the monarch.
a person present at a beach or pool to guard people against the risk of drowning Also called life-saver
(in Britain) a cavalry regiment forming part of the Household Brigade, who wear scarlet jackets and white plumes in their helmets
also life-guard, 1640s, “bodyguard of soldiers,” from life (n.) + guard (n.), translating German leibgarde. Sense of “person paid to watch over bathers” is by 1896.
[lahyf-hak] /ˈlaɪfˌhæk/ noun 1. Informal. a tip, trick, or efficient method for doing or managing a day-to-day task or activity; a hack: a lifehack for overcoming social anxiety; a computer programmer’s best lifehacks. /ˈlaɪfˌhæk/ noun 1. any procedure or action that solves a problem, simplifies a task, reduces frustration, etc, in one’s everyday life
noun, Biology. 1. the series of living phenomena exhibited by an organism in the course of its development from inception to death. 2. (def 1). noun 1. the series of changes undergone by an organism between fertilization of the egg and death 2. the series of events that make up a person’s life
- Life imprisonment
noun 1. (in Britain) an indeterminate sentence always given for murder and as a maximum sentence in several other crimes. There is no remission, although the Home Secretary may order the prisoner’s release on licence
noun 1. See under . noun 1. suicidal tendency or inclination; predisposition to self-destruction. 2. Psychoanalysis. an impulse to withdraw or destroy, working in opposition to forces urging survival and creation (life instinct) noun 1. (psychoanal) the instinct for reproduction and self-preservation life instinct n. In psychoanalytic theory, the instinct of self-preservation and sexual procreation. […]