HyperDic: firebrand

English > 2 senses of the word firebrand:
NOUNsubstancefirebrand, branda piece of wood that has been burned or is burning
person firebrand, instigator, provoker, inciter, instigantsomeone who deliberately foments trouble
firebrand > pronunciation
Soundsfay'erbrae.nd
Rhymesampersand ... woodland: 90 rhymes with aend...
English > firebrand: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA piece of wood that has been burned or is burning.
Synonymbrand
Broaderfirewoodwood used for fuel
Spanishtea, tizón
English > firebrand: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who deliberately foments trouble.
Synonymsinstigator, provoker, inciter, instigant
NarrowerringleaderA person who leads (especially in illicit activities)
Broadertroublemaker, trouble maker, troubler, mischief-maker, bad hatsomeone who deliberately stirs up trouble
Spanishincitador, instigador, soplador
Catalanincitador, instigador, provocador

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