lifeguard definition

  • noun:
    • a specialist swimmer trained and employed to watch over various other swimmers, as at a beach or pool. Also called lifesaver.
    • A guard of this life or person; a guard that attends a prince or other person; a bodyguard.
    • An attendant, typically an expert swimmer, used to truly save swimmers in some trouble or near drowning at a body of water.
    • A lifesaver.
    • A sturdy steel bracket attached in front of each of the leading wheels of a train to deflect little items out of the wheels to prevent derailment.
    • an attendant employed at a beach or share to guard swimmers from accidents
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to the office or act as a lifeguard.

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