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



    BrE BrE//ˈfaɪəri//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfaɪəri//
    [usually before noun] (fierier, fieriest) Anger
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  1. 1looking like fire; consisting of fire fiery red hair The sun was now sinking, a fiery ball of light in the west.
  2. 2quickly or easily becoming angry She has a fiery temper. a fiery young man He’s a big strong lad with a fiery temper. See related entries: Anger
  3. 3showing strong emotions, especially anger synonym passionate a fiery look a fiery and heated meeting He delivered the sermon with fiery passion. John Wesley preached his fiery sermons to large crowds.
  4. 4(of food or drink) causing a part of your body to feel as if it is burning a fiery Mexican dish The fiery liquor burnt its way down her throat.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fiery