Meaning of BLAZE in English



Pronunciation: ' bl ā z

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English blase, from Old English blæse torch; probably akin to Old English b ǣ l fire ― more at BALD

Date: before 12th century

1 a : an intensely burning fire b : intense direct light often accompanied by heat <the blaze of TV lights> c : an active burning especially : a sudden bursting forth of flame

2 : something that resembles the blaze of a fire: as a : a dazzling display <a blaze of color> b : a sudden outburst <a blaze of fury> <went down in a blaze of glory> c plural : HELL <go to blaze s > <as hot as blaze s >

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