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Definition of the adjective all-fired

What does all-fired mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. extreme

Alternative definition of the adjective all-fired

adjective

  1. [chiefly US, informal] Extreme, excessive.

Definition of the adverb all-fired

What does all-fired mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?

adverb

  1. extremely

Alternative definition of the adverb all-fired

adverb

  1. [chiefly US, intensifier, informal] Extremely, inordinately, very.

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Google previewA Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Gypsies' Jargon and Other Irregular Phraseology (1897)

by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland

All-fired (English and American), immoderate, violent. This common expression is thought in New England to be an euphemism for " hell-fired.

Google previewA Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Tinkers' Jargon and Other Irregular Phraseology (1889)

by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland

All-fired (English and American), immoderate, violent. This common expression is thought in New England to be an euphemism for "hell-fired ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, 2nd ed. enlarged (1859)

by John Russell Bartlett

" All-fired. Enormous ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Slang and Colloquial English (1905)

Abridged from the Seven-volume Work, Entitled: Slang and Its Analogues by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley

all-fired (violent) abuse ; an all- fred ( tremendous) noise ; an all-fired (very great) hurry, etc. Also as adv. unusually, excessively. All-get-out. '/'/./,' beats att-get-out, a retort to any extravagant story of assertion.

Google previewBARTLETT'S DICTIONARY OF AMERICANISMS (1859)

by JOHN RUSSELL BARTLETT

" All-fired. Enormous ...

Google previewThe American Slang Dictionary (1891)

by James Maitland

All-fired (Am.), a mild form of adjuration, probably a Puritan modification of hell- fired. All hollow (Am. ), to beat one "all hollow" is to knock him out entirely. All in the Downs (Eng.), miserable; dull. In the days of sailing ships whole fleets were ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of Modern English (2013)

by Ernest Weekley

All-fired (US. ) ...

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