Fiery meaning

fīrē, fīə-rē
Containing or consisting of fire.
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Of, or relating to fire.
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The definition of fiery is to a strong personality, something related to heat, or to an impassioned action or speech.

An example of fiery is a bright red color.

An example of fiery a person who gets mad at the drop of a hat.

An example of fiery is a passionate speech.

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Characterized by strong emotion; ardent; spirited.

Fiery words.

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Easily stirred up; excitable.

A fiery nature.

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Inflammable or easily ignited.
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Easily set on fire; flammable.

Fiery fumes.

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Like fire; glaring, hot, etc.
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Inflamed.

A fiery sore.

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Having the color of fire; brightly red.

Fiery hair; a fiery sunset.

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Having the colour of fire.
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A fiery temper.

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Spirited or filled with emotion.
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Origin of fiery

  • Middle English firi from fir fire fire

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English firi, from fir (“fire”).

    From Wiktionary