Definition of firelight in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfī(ə)rˌlīt/


Light from a fire in a fireplace.
Example sentences
  • Sitting in the rosy glow of candle and firelight we thought it looked rather romantic.
  • The flickering firelight lit them all in its tumbling glow.
  • The whole city would be lit by firelight and fireworks instead of moonlight.


Old English fȳr-lēoht (see fire, light1).

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Syllabification: fire·light

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