: a person who has an uncontrollable impulse to start fires : a person affected by pyromania
—sometimes used in an exaggerated or joking way to refer to a person who enjoys fires
- A psychological assessment commissioned by the defence came to the conclusion that Schalm was not a pyromaniac, nor was he bipolar, making the risk of recidivism minimal.
- —Jeremy Appel
- The self-described pyromaniac said she is excited about the pellet fire pits that will frame the front entrance.
- —Sarah Self-Walbrick