fiery


fiery

adjective

Definition of FIERY

1
being on fire <the fiery Yule log made a splendid backdrop for our holiday party>
Synonyms afire, aflame, alight [chiefly British], blazing, burning, combusting, conflagrant, fiery, flaming, ignited, inflamed (also enflamed), kindled, lit (or lighted)
Near Antonyms choked, damped, dead, doused (also dowsed), extinguished, quenched, smothered, snuffed (out), stamped (out), suffocated
5
capable of catching or being set on fire <with a fiery vapor like that, the lighting of a single match could cause an explosion>
Related Words explosive, incendiary
Near Antonyms nonexplosive

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