blazes

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

blazes

  1. plural form of blaze
  2. (plural only, euphemistic) hell
    Where the blazes were you?

Usage notes[edit]

  • For the sense of hell, a very common intensifier is 'blue'.
    Where in blue blazes were you!?

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

blazes

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of blaze

Adverb[edit]

blazes (not comparable)

  1. hellishly, extremely
    It gets blazes hot here in the summer.