Definition of wildfire
: very rapidly <the news spread like wildfire>
Examples of wildfire in a sentence
The recent wildfires were made worse by the strong winds.
First Known Use of wildfire
WILDFIRE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wildfire for English Language Learners
: a fire in a wild area (such as a forest) that is not controlled and that can burn a large area very quickly
WILDFIRE Defined for Kids
Definition of wildfire for Students
: an uncontrollable fire that destroys a wide area
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