noun 1. a buoyant jacket, belt, or other like device for keeping a person afloat. 2. British Slang. a weapon, especially a short stick with a weighted head; blackjack. noun 1. (Brit) a club or bludgeon, esp one kept for self-defence 2. (US & Canadian) a life belt or life jacket
[lahy-fer] /ˈlaɪ fər/ noun, Slang. 1. a person sentenced to or serving a term of imprisonment. 2. a person committed to a professional lifetime career in the military. 3. a person who has devoted a lifetime to a profession, occupation, or pursuit. 4. /ˈlaɪfə/ noun 1. (informal) a prisoner sentenced to life imprisonment n. “prisoner […]
noun 1. a raft, often inflatable, for use in emergencies, as when a ship must be abandoned or when a plane is downed at sea. noun 1. a raft for emergency use at sea
[lahyf-sey-ver] /ˈlaɪfˌseɪ vər/ noun 1. a person who rescues another from danger of death, especially from drowning. 2. a person or thing that saves a person, as from a difficult situation or critical moment: That money was a lifesaver. 3. Chiefly British. a lifeguard.