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Definition of wildfire noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

wildfire

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈwaɪldfaɪə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwaɪldfaɪər//
 
[uncountable]
 
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spread like wildfire
 
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(of news, etc.) to become known by more and more people very quickly Rumours of his death spread like wildfire.
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