fiery

[ fahyuhr-ee, fahy-uh-ree ]
/ ˈfaɪər i, ˈfaɪ ə ri /

adjective, fier·i·er, fier·i·est.

Origin of fiery

First recorded in 1225–75, fiery is from the Middle English word fi(e)ry. See fire, -y1

Related forms

fier·i·ly, adverbfier·i·ness, nounun·fier·y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fiery

fiery

/ (ˈfaɪərɪ) /

adjective fierier or fieriest

Derived Forms

fierily, adverbfieriness, noun
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