Definition of FIERY

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
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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