[ pahy-roh-tek-nish-uh n ]
/ ˌpaɪ roʊ tɛkˈnɪʃ ən /


a specialist in the origin of fires, their nature and control, etc.
a fireworks technician or expert; pyrotechnist.
a performer capable of dazzling virtuosity: a pyrotechnician of the keyboard.

Origin of pyrotechnician

First recorded in 1720–30; pyro(technics) + technician Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for pyrotechnician

  • “It would look like a revolution,” added the pyrotechnician negligently, as he lighted a cigarette in the lamp chimney.

  • “Be on your guard,” cautioned the pyrotechnician, exchanging a knowing look with Placido.