ball of fire


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ball of fire

n. pl. balls of fire
A highly energetic or dynamic person. Also called fireball.

ball of fire

n
informal a very lively person
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ball of fire - a highly energetic and indefatigable personball of fire - a highly energetic and indefatigable person
doer, actor, worker - a person who acts and gets things done; "he's a principal actor in this affair"; "when you want something done get a doer"; "he's a miracle worker"
self-starter - an energetic person with unusual initiative
2.ball of fire - someone whose career progresses rapidlyball of fire - someone whose career progresses rapidly
doer, actor, worker - a person who acts and gets things done; "he's a principal actor in this affair"; "when you want something done get a doer"; "he's a miracle worker"
References in classic literature ?
The door of the hut was open, the moon lay low on the sky like a ball of fire far away.
He said: "I heard an unmerciful bang and I saw a man run from the lorry - he was like a ball of fire.
When I returned to the kitchen there was a huge ball of fire inches from the ceiling.
I rushed outside, and saw a car like a ball of fire.
One flight ended with his bomber sliding down the runway in a ball of fire.
He then saw a huge ball of fire and heard a sound "louder than thunder".
When I opened the loft hatch a great ball of fire knocked me backwards.
Eyewitnesses said the six-seater plane erupted in a ball of fire after ploughing into the hillside.
DOZENS of Scots called the police and coastguard last night after seeing what seemed to be a ball of fire in the sky.
And last Wednesday they chose the Government's record on immigration, providing that ball of fire Ann Widdecombe a chance to rattle the rafters.
A witness said he saw "a ball of fire fall behind a hill" and then a huge explosion.
This spectacular picture of our great ball of fire was taken yesterday from Soho - otherwise known as America's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory.