blazes


blazes
   hell
   The eternal fires burn sinners, without consuming the body or making it insensible to pain:
    You can count on J. B. to blazes and beyond. (Fraser, 1977)

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  • blazes — euphemism for Hell, 1818, plural of BLAZE (Cf. blaze) (n.1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • blazes — /ˈbleɪzəz/ (say blayzuhz) Colloquial –plural noun 1. hell. –phrase 2. go to blazes, (an exclamation of dismissal, contempt, anger, etc.) 3. (in) the (blue) blazes, (an intensifier): *Well what the blazes do you want to come in here looking like… …   Australian English dictionary

  • blazes — 1. noun hell Where the blazes were you? 2. adverb hellishly, extremely It gets blazes hot here in the summer …   Wiktionary

  • blazes — n. go to blazes! ( damn you! ) * * * go to blazes! ( damn you! ) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • blazes, go to —  1. Emph. refusal.  2. Go away. Go to hell.  3. to blazes with ... I have no interest in …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • blazes — Go to (blue) blazes …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • blazes — bleɪz n. flame; glowing light; ignition, flaring up v. flare up, ignite; glow, shine; be publicized …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blazes — informal used as a euphemism for ‘hell’. → blaze …   English new terms dictionary

  • blažės — blãžės sf. pl. Šts pėdės (puodui ar duonkubiliui pastatyti) …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • BLAZES — …   Useful english dictionary