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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fiery mean? 

FIERY (adjective)
  The adjective FIERY has 3 senses:

1. characterized by intense emotion
2. like or suggestive of fire
3. very intense

  Familiarity information: FIERY used as an adjective is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

FIERY (adjective)

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Characterized by intense emotion


perfervid; impassioned; fiery; fervid; fervent; ardent; torrid; burning

Context examples:

ardent love / an ardent lover / a burning enthusiasm / a fervent desire to change society / a fervent admirer / fiery oratory / an impassioned appeal / a torrid love affair


passionate (having or expressing strong emotions)

Sense 2fiery [BACK TO TOP]


Like or suggestive of fire


fiery; igneous

Context examples:

the burning sand / a fiery desert wind / an igneous desert atmosphere


hot (used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning)

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Very intense


fiery; flaming

Context examples:

a fiery temper / flaming passions


hot (extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm)

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