What does fiery mean?

Definitions for fiery
ˈfaɪər i, ˈfaɪ ə rifie·ry

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fiery.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ardent, fervent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torridadjective

    characterized by intense emotion

    "ardent love"; "an ardent lover"; "a fervent desire to change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory"; "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair"

  2. fiery, igneousadjective

    like or suggestive of fire

    "a fiery desert wind"; "an igneous desert atmosphere"

  3. fiery, flamingadjective

    very intense

    "a fiery temper"; "flaming passions"

Wiktionary

  1. fieryadjective

    Of, or relating to fire

    Etymology: firi, from fir.

  2. fieryadjective

    Burning or glowing

    Etymology: firi, from fir.

  3. fieryadjective

    Inflammable or easily ignited

    Etymology: firi, from fir.

  4. fieryadjective

    Having the colour of fire

    Etymology: firi, from fir.

  5. fieryadjective

    Hot or inflamed

    Etymology: firi, from fir.

  6. fieryadjective

    Tempestuous or emotionally volatile

    a fiery temper

    Etymology: firi, from fir.

  7. fieryadjective

    Spirited or filled with emotion

    Etymology: firi, from fir.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fieryadjective

    consisting of, containing, or resembling, fire; as, the fiery gulf of Etna; a fiery appearance

    Etymology: [Formerly written firy, fr. fire.]

  2. Fieryadjective

    vehement; ardent; very active; impetuous

    Etymology: [Formerly written firy, fr. fire.]

  3. Fieryadjective

    passionate; easily provoked; irritable

    Etymology: [Formerly written firy, fr. fire.]

  4. Fieryadjective

    unrestrained; fierce; mettlesome; spirited

    Etymology: [Formerly written firy, fr. fire.]

  5. Fieryadjective

    heated by fire, or as if by fire; burning hot; parched; feverish

    Etymology: [Formerly written firy, fr. fire.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fiery

    fīr′i, or fī′ėr-i, adj. ardent: impetuous: irritable.—adv. Fier′ily.—ns. Fier′iness; Fier′y-cross (see Cross).—adjs. Fier′y-foot′ed, swift in motion; Fier′y-hot, impetuous; Fier′y-new, hot from newness; Fier′y-short, short and passionate.

Anagrams for fiery »

  1. firey

  2. reify

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiery in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of fiery in a Sentence

  1. Hasan Cemal:

    Erdogan has to date never held a real press conference, because he never wished to take and answer questions from those opposing him ... Even the coup leaders including Evren held press conferences, i harshly criticized Turgut Ozal. He still allowed me on his plane for trips, invited us to his press conferences and engaged in fiery debates with me and other opposition journalists. Even the second-class democracy of those times was better than today.

  2. Sandy Reid:

    The course is going to play really fiery, the course is really dried out because we've had only half the usual amount of rain over the past three months.

  3. Marquis de Sade:

    It has, moreover, been proven that horror, nastiness, and the frightful are what give pleasure when one fornicates. Beauty is a simple thing ugliness is the exceptional thing. And fiery imaginations, no doubt, always prefer the extraordinary thing to the simple thing.

  4. New York:

    Ted Cruz scares young girl with fiery N.H. speech, ted Cruz’s new campaign strategy: Scare tiny children.

  5. Wang Yi:

    I think China's SSMs - surface-to-surface missiles, surface-to-air missiles on Woody Island ... Its new radars on Cuarteron Reef ... The 10,000-foot runway on Subi Reef ... and on Fiery Cross Reef and other places; these are actions that are changing in my opinion the operational landscape in the South China Sea.

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Translations for fiery

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  • пламенен, пламнал, огненочервен, буен, горещ, страстен, пламтящ, огнен, запалим, горящBulgarian
  • ohnivý, vznětlivýCzech
  • flammendeDanish
  • feurigGerman
  • ardienteSpanish
  • tulenarka, tulinen, palavaFinnish
  • enflammé, ardent, flamboyantFrench
  • fieryIrish
  • אֵשִׁיHebrew
  • उग्रHindi
  • infocato, bruciante, ardente, focoso, infiammabile, incandescenteItalian
  • ignisLatin
  • ugningasLithuanian
  • brannrød, flammende, ildfullNorwegian
  • vurigDutch
  • brennendeNorwegian
  • ognistyPolish
  • inflamávelPortuguese
  • aprins, incandescentă, ardentă, arzând, incandescent, ardent, de focRomanian
  • жгучий, огневой, воспламеняющийся, горящий, огненный, страстный, буйный, горячий, пламенныйRussian
  • brandröd, eldig, eldfärgadSwedish
  • คะนองThai
  • ateşliTurkish
  • bốc lửaVietnamese

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    the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
    • A. rogue
    • B. drought
    • C. integrity
    • D. intelligence

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