/ (ˈbleɪzɪz) /

pl n
  1. slang a euphemistic word for hell

  2. informal (intensifier): to run like blazes; what the blazes are you doing?

  1. go to blazes! slang go to hell!

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How to use blazes in a sentence

  • Here and there chandeliers were being lighted for the concerts, blazes of gaslight flared among the green trees.

    The Nabob | Alphonse Daudet
  • Doubtless the man hurls his thrift into abeyance; and blazes out with conspicuous splendor, on this occasion.

  • Well, I'm glad you've decided to be cheerful; but what in blazes are you hee-hawing at?

    The Varmint | Owen Johnson
  • It was July, and there were no golden-red glorious flames and blazes of color such as lingered in Helen's memory.

  • The blazes would be set so the great monsters would have to flee toward the city.

    The Lost Warship | Robert Moore Williams