impassioned, outspoken, etc., esp. in political matters; fiery: a fire-breathing radical
- Expelling fire from the mouth: a fire-breathing dragon.
- Filled with angry and forceful rhetoric or speech: “a fire-breathing antitax crusader who ran for president” (Stephen Kinzer).
- The act of a performer who takes an accelerant into the mouth and then ejects a large flame.
- Angry and forceful rhetoric or speech.
- Alternative spelling of fire-breathing.