ball of fire

noun phrase

Definition of ball of fire

: a person of unusual energy, vitality, or drive

First Known Use of ball of fire

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Ball of fire.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of ball of fire

chiefly US, informal : a person who is very active and has a lot of energy

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