[ bley-zing ]
/ ˈbleɪ zɪŋ /


burning brightly and with great heat, force, etc.
of tremendous intensity or fervor: a performance of blazing ferocity.

Nearby words

  1. blaze,
  2. blaze a trail,
  3. blaze orange,
  4. blazer,
  5. blazes,
  6. blazing star,
  7. blazingly,
  8. blazon,
  9. blazonry,
  10. bldg

Origin of blazing

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at blaze1, -ing2

Related formsblaz·ing·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for blazingly

Word Origin and History for blazingly



late 14c., "shining," also "vehement," present participle adjective from blaze (v.1). As a mild or euphemistic epithet, attested from 1888 (no doubt connected with the blazes in colloquial sense of "Hell").

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper