Meaning of fire bomber in English:

fire bomber

Pronunciation /ˈfʌɪə ˌbɒmə/


  • 1An aircraft equipped to drop water or other substances onto a fire as a firefighting measure. Also occasionally: a member of the crew of such an aircraft.

  • 2A person who throws a fire bomb; one who attacks or destroys with fire bombs.


1930s; earliest use found in Rapid City (Manitoba) Reporter. From fire + bomber.