all-fired

[awl-fahyuh rd] /ˈɔlˌfaɪərd/
adjective, superlative all-firedest.
1.
tremendous; extreme; excessive:
"He had the all-fired gall to quit in the middle of the job."
adverb
2.
Also, all-firedly
[awl-fahyuh rd-lee, -fahy-rid-] /ˈɔlˌfaɪərd li, -ˌfaɪ rɪd-/ (Show IPA)
. extremely; excessively:
"Don't be so all-fired sure of yourself."
Origin
1825–35; probably euphemism for hell-fired
British Dictionary definitions for all-firedest
all-fired
 
adj
1.  (prenominal) excessive; extreme
 
adv
2.  (intensifier): don't be so all-fired sure of yourself!
 
[altered from hell-fired]

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Slang related to all-firedest

all-fired

adjective

: He's got an all-fired lot of nerve

adverb

To an extreme or extravagant degree : Don't be so all-fired stupid

[1800s+; a euphemism for hell-fired]


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