hellfire

(redirected from Hell Fire)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to Hell Fire: Hellfire Club

hell·fire

 (hĕl′fīr′)
n.
The fire of hell, considered as punishment for sinners.

hellfire

(ˈhɛlˌfaɪə)
n
1. (Theology) the torment and punishment of hell, envisaged as eternal fire
2. (Theology) (modifier) characterizing sermons or preachers that emphasize this aspect of Christian belief: hellfire evangelism.

hell•fire

(ˈhɛlˌfaɪər)

n.
the fire of hell.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hellfire - a place of eternal fire envisaged as punishment for the damned
infernal region, nether region, perdition, Inferno, Hell, pit - (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment; "Hurl'd headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell"- John Milton; "a demon from the depths of the pit"; "Hell is paved with good intentions"-Dr. Johnson

hellfire

adjective
Translations

hellfire

[ˈhelˈfaɪəʳ] Nllamas fpl del infierno
References in classic literature ?
Any of the ordinary good qualities with which the average man may be endowed, and which I may have possessed, are as dead in me as hell fire could burn them.
He threatened excommunication and hell fire in my last moments if I continued obdurate.
They announced that they had had enough of hell fire under their feet.
Everything was as it should be, and it was only a matter of course that they should turn their backs upon the land and put to sea once more with hell fire hot beneath their feet.
I am in great want, but I will not take anything at all till then, for I hate a man, even as I hate hell fire, who lets his poverty tempt him into lying.
The red light in them was lurid, as if the flames of hell fire blazed behind them.
A SLEW of objections have been lodged against plans for a visitor centre at the Hell Fire Club in Dublin.
In the video, the driver can be heard telling his passenger: "He's an idiot, flipping hell fire.
God forbid if a believer asks such kafir-like questions, he will be sent straight to the pit of hell fire by society but is our God so unkind that a little harmless questioning would enrage Him into testing and trying the lost soul?
Those with good deeds will be saved from hell fire and rewarded with paradise.
But we warned them that if they approached Iran, we would bring them the hell fire (and they left the region)," he added.
Kirby added that "the supplies sent by the United States last month included more than 300 rockets / hell fire / and thousands of small arms and ammunition, noting that" there are moves to meet the additional needs of Iraq.