fiery Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “fiery” in the English Dictionary

"fiery" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈfaɪə.ri/

fiery adjective (RED)

brightred, like ​fire: a fiery ​sky/​sunset

fiery adjective (FOOD)

Fiery ​foodcauses a ​strongburningfeeling in the ​mouth: a fiery ​chillisauce

fiery adjective (STRONG FEELINGS)

showing very ​strongfeeling: A fiery ​debateensued. a fiery ​temperament/​temper a fiery ​orator/​speech
(Definition of fiery from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fiery" in American English

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 us   /ˈfɑɪər·i/

fiery adjective (FLAMING)

flaming or ​extremelybright, ​hot, or of a ​redcolor like ​fire: a fiery ​explosion the fiery ​rays of the ​sun fig. fiery (= ​spicyhot)chili

fiery adjective (EMOTIONAL)

emotional or ​easily made ​angry: He’s ​known for his fiery ​temper.
(Definition of fiery from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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