About The Word Firebrand

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Firebrand

Firebrand Meaning & Definition
Firebrand Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Firebrand?

[n] someone who deliberately foments trouble; "she was the instigator of their quarrel"
[n] a piece of wood that has been burned or is burning

Synonyms | Synonyms for Firebrand: brand | inciter | instigant | instigator | provoker

Related Terms | Find terms related to Firebrand: agent provocateur | agitator | agitprop | beast | beldam | berserk | berserker | bomber | brand | brute | burning ember | butane lighter | catalyst | cigarette lighter | cinder | coal | demagogue | demon | devil | dragon | ember | exciter | fiend | fire-eater | flambeau | flint | flint and steel | fomenter | fury | goon | gorilla | gunsel | hardnose | hellcat | hellhound | hellion | hell-raiser | holy terror | hood | hoodlum | hothead | hotspur | igniter | incendiary | inciter | inflamer | instigator | killer | light | lighter | live coal | mad dog | madcap | Mafioso | mischief-maker | monster | mugger | portfire | provocateur | provoker | rabble-rouser | rapist | revolutionary | ringleader | rouser | savage | seditionary | seditionist | she-wolf | sparker | spill | spitfire | taper | termagant | terror | terrorist | tiger | tigress | torch | tough | tough guy | troublemaker | ugly customer | urger | violent | virago | vixen | wild beast | witch | wolf | Young Turk

See Also | bad hat | firewood | mischief-maker | ringleader | trouble maker | troublemaker | troubler

Firebrand In Webster's Dictionary

\Fire"brand`\, n. 1. A piece of burning wood. --L'Estrange. 2. One who inflames factions, or causes contention and mischief; an incendiary. --Bacon.

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