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Noun: blaze  bleyz
  1. A strong flame that burns brightly
    "the blaze spread rapidly";
    - blazing
     
  2. A cause of difficulty and suffering
    "go to blazes";
    - hell
     
  3. Noisy and unrestrained mischief
    "raising blazes";
    - hell
     
  4. A light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted
    "a blaze of sunlight";
    - glare, brilliance
     
  5. A light-coloured marking
    "they chipped off bark to mark the trail with blazes"; "the horse had a blaze between its eyes"
Verb: blaze  bleyz
  1. Shine brightly and intensively
    "Meteors blazed across the atmosphere"
     
  2. Shoot rapidly and repeatedly
    "He blazed away at the men";
    - blaze away
     
  3. Burn brightly and intensely
    "The summer sun alone can cause a pine to blaze"
     
  4. Move rapidly and as if blazing
    "The spaceship blazed out into space";
    - blaze out
     
  5. Indicate by marking trees with blazes
    "blaze a trail"

Derived forms: blazed, blazes, blazing

See also: blaze up

Type of: beam, blast, brightness, burn, combust, depart, devilment, devilry, deviltry, fire, flame, flaming, mark, marking, mischief, mischief-making, mischievousness, part, rascality, roguery, roguishness, set forth, set off, set out, shenanigan, shine, shoot, start, start out, take off, trouble

Encyclopedia: Blaze, Kentucky