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fire–breathing

adjective fire–breath·ing \-ˌbrē-thiŋ\

: able to produce a stream of fire from the mouth

: very angry and emotional in speech, manner, or behavior

Full Definition of FIRE-BREATHING

:  intimidatingly or violently aggressive in speech and manner <a fire–breathing orator>
fire–breath·er \-thər\ noun

First Known Use of FIRE-BREATHING

1933

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