fire-eating

adjective
fire-eat·ing | \ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌē-tiŋ \

Definition of fire-eating 

: violent or highly militant in disposition, bearing, or policy a fire-eating radical

First Known Use of fire-eating

1811, in the meaning defined above

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