all-fire

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

all-fire (comparative more all-fire, superlative most all-fire)

  1. (informal) Extreme or intense in degree (used to express mild disapproval or reproof)
    If you were not in such an all-fire hurry to get out of there, you would not have forgotten your purse.

Adverb[edit]

all-fire (comparative more all-fire, superlative most all-fire)

  1. (informal) To an intense degree (used to express mild disapproval or reproof)
    If she's so all-fire lonely, why doesn't she ever leave her dorm room and actually meet people?