something fierce


US, informal
: very badly or very much
I miss her something fierce.
I need a vacation something fierce.

Examples of something fierce in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s something fierce in her nature. Lily Moayeri, SPIN, 7 Apr. 2023 My dad at times snores something fierce. Washington Post, 5 Feb. 2022 Valente looked so dirty and bedraggled, leaves and twigs feathered in his hair and something fierce and sad in his look. Greg Jackson, The New Yorker, 22 Nov. 2021 Every now and then, the inbox would get an email from with a song attached, something fierce or something tender, but always something from the heart. Holly Gleason, cleveland, 17 Mar. 2021

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“Something fierce.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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