Definition of lifeguard in English:

lifeguard

noun

  • An expert swimmer employed to rescue people who get into difficulty in a swimming pool or at the beach.

    • ‘‘It is mandatory that each hotel and tourist spot employs lifeguards at their swimming pools,’ he added.’
    • ‘Then I see the beach, the empty lifeguard stand, the jetties.’
    • ‘Normally, about 1,100 lifeguards patrol beaches and pools on weekdays while up to 1,300 lifeguards work on Sundays.’
    • ‘He ran back towards a designated swimming beach and alerted a lifeguard who pulled the young boy from the water.’
    • ‘There was a lifeguard on duty, though nobody was in any real danger.’
    • ‘He said, however, the department would review wages for contract lifeguards next summer.’
    • ‘I worked as a lifeguard on the beach, like I've done the previous few summers.’
    • ‘The award was in recognition of his work with regard to pool lifeguard training throughout the country.’
    • ‘There were three policemen by the lifeguard stand - park police on bikes.’
    • ‘Interventions tested ranged from lifeguard training and printed materials to warning signage.’
    • ‘He was much tanner, as a result of his summer job as the lifeguard at the local swimming pool.’
    • ‘A pool lifeguard course will also commence on August 22nd to 25th.’
    • ‘I barely took notice of the lone empty lifeguard chair.’
    • ‘He said wages for contract lifeguards were reasonable and the department has no difficulty hiring contract employees.’
    • ‘Several people managed to alert the lifeguards, who brought Davis to safety.’
    • ‘Swimming pools must have lifeguards and sanitary requirements must be taken care of.’
    • ‘Our volunteer lifeguards are a staple of the Australian summer.’
    • ‘The committee needs a fully qualified lifeguard from the opening day.’
    • ‘He would also like to try to work as a lifeguard at a swimming pool, because he has never had this chance before and finds it an interesting challenge.’
    • ‘With so many fit young men away at war, the beaches were kept safe by young volunteer lifeguards.’

Pronunciation:

lifeguard

/ˈlīfˌɡärd/