fire-eating

adjective
fire-eat·​ing | \ ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌē-tiŋ How to pronounce fire-eating (audio) \

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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“Fire-eating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fire-eating. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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