fireball

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noun fire·ball \ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌbȯl\

Definition of fireball

  1. 1 :  a ball of fire; also :  something resembling such a ball <the primordial fireball associated with the beginning of the universe — Scientific American>

  2. 2 :  a brilliant meteor that may trail bright sparks

  3. 3 :  the highly luminous cloud of vapor and dust created by a nuclear explosion

  4. 4 :  a highly energetic person

Examples of fireball in a sentence

  1. The house erupted into a fireball.

  2. <what this club needs is a fireball who will bring some sorely needed energy and enthusiasm>

1555

First Known Use of fireball

1555


FIREBALL Defined for English Language Learners

fireball

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noun fire·ball \ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌbȯl\

Definition of fireball for English Language Learners

  • : a huge mass of fire



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