What does ablaze mean?

ablaze meaning in General Dictionary

On fire in a blaze gleaming

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  • lighted up by or as by fire or flame
  • keenly excited (especially intimately) or indicating pleasure
  • resembling fire in brilliance or color
  • lighted with red-light as though with flames
  • burning; in a blaze, gleaming.
  • In circumstances of glowing pleasure or ardent desire.

ablaze meaning in Etymology Dictionary

late 14c., from a "on" (see a- (1)) + blaze (n.).

ablaze meaning in General Dictionary

(adv. & a.) unstoppable; in a blaze, gleaming.

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  • (adv. & a.) In a situation of shining pleasure or ardent desire.

Sentence Examples with the word ablaze

The trees were ablaze in fall color.

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