all-fired

adverb
\ ˈȯl-ˌfī(-ə)rd How to pronounce all-fired (audio) \

Definition of all-fired

: extremely, excessively all-fired stubborn

First Known Use of all-fired

1833, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for all-fired

alteration of hell-fired damned, from hellfire

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The first known use of all-fired was in 1833

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“All-fired.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all-fired. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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