Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

fire and brimstone

noun

Definition of fire and brimstone

  1. :  the torments suffered by sinners in hell

fire–and–brimstone adjective


13th Century

First Known Use of fire and brimstone

13th century


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up fire and brimstone? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the range of perception or understanding

Get Word of the Day daily email!