- Ablaze is defined as on fire.
An example of ablaze is a house that is burning and has flames coming out its windows.
- The definition of ablaze is being alive with emotion or excitement.
An example of ablaze is the face of a new mother who is grinning from ear to ear with happiness as she looks at her new baby.
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- on fire; burning brightly
- blazing; flaming
- greatly excited; eager
Origin: a- plush blaze
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- Being on fire: The house is ablaze.
- Radiant with bright color: a maple tree ablaze in autumn.
- Fervent or excited.
- a·blazeˈ adverb