Definition of brush fire in English:

brush fire

Syllabification: brush fire

Entry from US English dictionary

(also brushfire)


1A fire in brush or scrub.
2A conflict, especially an armed conflict, that arises suddenly and is limited in scale or area: [as modifier]: fighting brush-fire wars
2.1A minor crisis.

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