fierce
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /fɪəs/
  • (General American) IPA: /fɪɹs/
Adjective

fierce (comparative fiercer, superlative fiercest)

  1. Exceedingly violent, severe, ferocious, cruel or savage.
    A fierce storm battered the coast.
  2. Resolute or strenuously active.
    We made a fierce attempt to escape.
  3. Threatening in appearance or demeanor.
    The lion gave a fierce roar.
  4. (slang, Ireland, rural) Excellent, very good.
    Q: "How was the party last night?" A: "Fierce!"
  5. (slang, US) Of exceptional quality, exhibiting boldness or chutzpah.
    Tyra said to strike a pose and make it fierce.
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fierce (not comparable)

  1. (slang, Ireland, rural) Extremely; very.
    It was fierce cold last night.



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