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  • noun

Synonyms for fire-eater

a belligerent grouch

a performer who pretends to swallow fire

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As the fire-eating women continue their act, the weapons are replaced with umbrellas.
The Victorian Street Market will include donkey rides, juggling classes and fire-eating demonstrations.
Staithes and Runswick RNLI's annual lifeboat weekend saw both villages packed, with high-speed sea exercises, a raft race across Staithes harbour, cliff rescue demonstrations by coastguards and lots of entertainment, including street dancing from Evolution of Carlin How, Irish dancing by Teesside's Scoil Rince I Muir, two sets by the 21-strong Middlesbrough Jazz and Blues Orchestra, fire-eating and juggling by What A Palaver and a fireworks spectacular by G2.
Luckily, Conley seems at his best when he has such a large canvas to paint on and we are treated to the man fire-eating, singing and dancing, stilt-walking and, at the third attempt, a successful tightrope walk; all displayed with infectious enthusiasm and great audience rapport.
In Mexico, this was a blend of myth, mystery, ballet and fire-eating under the stars.
Violent Punch and Judy slapstick haunted Susan Hiller's 1990 video An Entertainment, and only the other day Abigail Lane threw a huge art-world party, bidding guests to enjoy the fire-eating, sword-swallowing Great Stromboli, an elderly figure whose whole art, in its flowery masochism, took one back a hundred years.
PRISON warden Lisa Rowe is hiding a saucy secret from bosses - she also works as a fire-eating STRIPPER.
CALLING ALL FIRE-EATING COMB PLAYERS: Attention all budding performers willing to have their careers made or broken with the click of a stopwatch: Fox is readying a series that sounds like ``The Gong Show'' with attention deficit disorder.
And he's got a unique way of doing it - he is Scotland's only fire-eating clergyman.
The tragedy, which was not caused by a fire-eating show as initially reported, he said.
Tel: 0845 122 1176 The Big Cheese With street entertainers, living history re-enactments, comedy, music, dance, traditional funfair, folk dancing, falconry, fire-eating, minstrels, troubadours, craft and market stalls, there is plenty to keep everyone amused.
Hell is other people singing, juggling, fire-eating and plonking about in tap shoes - TV's Vanessa Feltz after watching the Britain's Got Talent show
Or that former Emmerdale star Malandra Burrows did a raunchy fire-eating routine?
With their bizarre acts featuring guillotines, electric chairs, fire-eating and blood, it's set to be a night not suitable for the faint-hearted - or young children.