Definition of firebrat in English:

firebrat

noun

  • A fast-moving brownish bristletail (wingless insect) that frequents warm places indoors.

    Thermobia domestica, family Lepismatidae, order Thysanura

    • ‘Silverfish and firebrats are common household pests.’
    • ‘The firebrat prefers temperatures over 90 degrees F.’
    • ‘Silverfish and firebrats are active at night and hide during the day.’

Pronunciation

firebrat

/ˈfʌɪəbrat/