: extremely, excessively
all-fired stubborn

Word History


alteration of hell-fired damned, from hellfire

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 28 Nov. 2023.

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