Definition of ablaze adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//əˈbleɪz//
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈbleɪz//
    [not before noun]
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  1. 1burning quickly and strongly The whole building was soon ablaze. Cars and buses were set ablaze during the riot. Truck after truck was set ablaze as the fire spread.
  2. 2full of bright light or colours There were lights still ablaze as they drove up to the house. ablaze with something The trees were ablaze with the colours of autumn. Every window was ablaze with light.
  3. 3ablaze (with something) full of strong emotion or excitement He turned to her, his eyes ablaze with anger.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ablaze