What does fierce mean?

Definitions for fierce
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ferocious, fierce, furious, savageadjective

    marked by extreme and violent energy

    "a ferocious beating"; "fierce fighting"; "a furious battle"

  2. fierce, tearing, vehement, violent, trigger-happyadjective

    marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid

    "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions"

  3. cutthroat, fierce, bowellessadjective

    ruthless in competition

    "cutthroat competition"; "bowelless readiness to take advantage"

  4. boisterous, fierce, roughadjective

    violently agitated and turbulent

    "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas"

Wiktionary

  1. fierceadjective

    Extremely violent, severe, ferocious or savage.

    A fierce storm battered the coast.

  2. fierceadjective

    Resolute or strenuously active.

    We made a fierce attempt to escape.

  3. fierceadjective

    Threatening in appearance or demeanor.

    The lion gave a fierce roar.

  4. fierceadjective

    very, excellent.

  5. fierceadjective

    Of exceptional quality, exhibiting boldness or chutzpah.

    Tyra said to strike a pose and make it fierce.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fierce

    furious; violent; unrestrained; impetuous; as, a fierce wind

  2. Fierce

    vehement in anger or cruelty; ready or eager to kill or injure; of a nature to inspire terror; ferocious

  3. Fierce

    excessively earnest, eager, or ardent

Freebase

  1. Fierce

    Fierce was a three-piece, all girl R&B group from the United Kingdom. They were signed to Colin Lester's and Ian McAndrew's Wildstar Records, and scored four hit singles on the UK Singles Chart in 1999 and 2000. The biggest of the hits, "Sweet Love 2K", was a cover of the Anita Baker song "Sweet Love".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fierce

    fērs, adj. ferocious: violent: angry.—adv. Fierce′ly.—n. Fierce′ness. [O. Fr. fers (Fr. fier)—L. ferus, wild, savage.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fierce' in Adjectives Frequency: #689

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fierce in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fierce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of fierce in a Sentence

  1. Tim Ryan.Ryan:

    I'm going to try to communicate to everyone exactly how fierce of a global competition we're in economically, militarily, and really culturally. Not just here in the US but around the world, democrats need to have an agenda that Americans will trust us to lead in this competition. That means that we need everybody in the country healthy, skilled and ready to compete.

  2. Mikael Rautanen:

    The decline in (Nokia's) wireless networks was surprisingly fierce ... The market remains difficult, which seems to add pressure to step up their cost-savings programme.

  3. Colonel Toumba Mohamed:

    The resistance was fierce. The enemy even had armored personnel carriers, it's good to grind down the enemy.

  4. Lyndon Johnson:

    The Fierce Urgency of Now : Lyndon Johnson, Congress and the Battle for the Great Society.

  5. Simon Shaw:

    The supply of strong examples remaining in private hands is shrinking fast, the result is fierce competition that leads to the results we have witnessed recently.

Images & Illustrations of fierce

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