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Noun: firebrand  'fI(-u)r,brand
  1. A piece of wood that has been burned or is burning
    - brand
  2. Someone who deliberately foments trouble
    "she was the firebrand of their quarrel";
    - instigator, provoker, inciter, instigant

Derived forms: firebrands

Type of: bad hat, firewood, mischief-maker, trouble maker, troublemaker, troubler

Encyclopedia: Firebrand