What does blazing mean?

blazing meaning in General Dictionary

Burning with a blaze as a blazing fire blazing torches

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  • with no attempt at concealment; totally apparent
  • shining intensely
  • a strong flame that burns brightly
  • of Blaze
  • Burning with a blaze; as, a blazing fire; blazing torches.

blazing meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., "shining," also "vehement," current participle adjective from blaze (v.1). As a mild or euphemistic epithet, attested from 1888 (no doubt related to the blazes in colloquial sense of "Hell").


blazing meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Blaze

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  • (a.) Burning with a blaze; since, a blazing fire; blazing torches.

Sentence Examples with the word blazing

The political ferment caused by the entrance of the French into Spain extended to these islands, and the ignorant populace began to suspect that Arago's movements and his blazing fires on the top of Mount Galatzo were telegraphic signals to the invading army.

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