What does the word afire mean?

    Part of speech: adverb, adjective

  • On fire; burning.

Usage examples for afire

  1. Have you any idea, any real sensible idea, how those cotton- mills got afire? – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  2. " I vos told something apout afire dot vos to jump apout in one circle," was the remarkable statement of Otto. – The Lost Trail by Edward S. Ellis