Fiery - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfaɪəri|  American pronunciation of the word fiery
Brit.  |ˈfʌɪəri|  British pronunciation of the word fiery


- characterized by intense emotion(syn: ardent, fervent, fervid, impassioned, perfervid, torrid)

fiery oratory

- like or suggestive of fire(syn: igneous)

a fiery desert wind

- very intense(syn: flaming)

a fiery temper


He was killed in a fiery crash.

...the fiery Yule log made a splendid backdrop for our holiday party...

She had a fiery temper and liked to get her own way.

He has a fiery temper.

leaves that turn fiery red in autumn

...a fiery sermon on the evils of demon rum...

She was firm, and fiery, and high principled.

a fine fiery blast against meek conformity

Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum

Word forms

comparative: fierier
superlative: fieriest
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