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AdjectiveEdit

all-fire (not comparable)

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

AdverbEdit

all-fire (not comparable)

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

Usage notesEdit

  • Expresses mild disapproval or reproof.

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