What does fierce mean?

Definitions for fierce
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ferocious, fierce, furious, savage(adj)

    marked by extreme and violent energy

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

  2. fierce, tearing, vehement, violent, trigger-happy(adj)

    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, bowelless(adj)

    ruthless in competition

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

  4. boisterous, fierce, rough(adj)

    violently agitated and turbulent

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

Wiktionary

  1. fierce(Adjective)

    Extremely violent, severe, ferocious or savage.

    A fierce storm battered the coast.

  2. fierce(Adjective)

    Resolute or strenuously active.

    We made a fierce attempt to escape.

  3. fierce(Adjective)

    Threatening in appearance or demeanor.

    The lion gave a fierce roar.

  4. fierce(Adjective)

    very, excellent.

  5. fierce(Adjective)

    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

How to pronounce fierce?

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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. John Jackson:

    It sounds like a very, very significant win for Apple, it's on the order of a coup for Apple inasmuch as we all know that Apple is late to this party and the competition is fierce, the market is heavily subscribed with services.

  2. Florida Scott-Maxwell:

    You need only claim the event of your life to make yourself yours. When you truly possess all you have been and done, which may take some time, you are fierce with reality.

  3. Toto Wolff:

    Every great Formula One season is marked by a great rivalry. Last year it was our internal battle between Lewis Hamilton and Nico and this year it seems that the fight is on between Ferrari and Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian, as calm as it started, it was only a matter of time until the rivalry would eventually become more fierce and controversial. That moment happened in Baku and we saw the results of that tension on track.

  4. Peter Baker:

    He was a person who had been fierce in his criticism of Putin. He'd clearly gotten under Putin's skin on a number of occasions. A number of people had become his enemies, there's a culture of suspicion and conspiracy in Russia, so even if in fact this had nothing to do with authority, nothing to do with a power element, a good number of people in Russia and around the world will find this suspicious.

  5. Mustafa Bali:

    Nothing remains in Baghouz except for terrorists. The battle ... will not end until the elimination of Daesh and the liberation of the village, we expect a fierce and heavy battle.

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