Definition of afire
1 : being on fire : blazing
2 : being in a state of great excitement or energy her music set the audience afire
First Known Use of afire
AFIRE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of afire for English Language Learners
: burning : on fire
AFIRE Defined for Kids
Definition of afire for Students
1 : being on fire
2 : in a state of great excitement or energy His voice sounded louder and higher, as if he were afire with eagerness and rage. — Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island His mind was afire with ideas.
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