old-fashionedspokenas fast, as much, or as strongly as possible:
We had to run like blazes.
7 [countable usually singular]DSHa white mark, especially one down the front of a horse's face
WORD FOCUS: fire WORD FOCUS: fire a big fire that causes a lot of damage:blaze, inferno, conflagrationliterary someone whose job is to put out fires:firefighter, fireman, the fire departmentAmerican English, the fire brigadeBritish Englishfire ➔ See alsofire
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.