noun fire·light \-ˌlīt\

: the light produced by a fire in a fireplace, stove, etc.

Full Definition of FIRELIGHT

:  the light of a fire (as in a fireplace)
fire·lit \-ˌlit\ adjective

Examples of FIRELIGHT

  1. The firelight gave the room a warm glow.
  2. At night, he read by firelight.

First Known Use of FIRELIGHT

before 12th century


Next Word in the Dictionary: fire limitsPrevious Word in the Dictionary: fireless locomotiveAll Words Near: firelight
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears