Meaning of fierce

fierce

Pronunciation: (fērs), [key]
— fierc•er, fierc•est.
  1. menacingly wild, savage, or hostile: fierce animals; a fierce look.
  2. violent in force, intensity, etc.: fierce winds.
  3. furiously eager or intense: fierce competition.
  4. extremely bad or severe: a fierce cold.
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