- ball of fire
- noun1. a highly energetic and indefatigable person• Hyponyms: ↑self-starter2. someone whose career progresses rapidly
* * *: a person of unusual energy, vitality, or drive especially manifest in speed of accomplishment
no mental ball of fire, but a few things quickly become clear to her — Time
* * *a dynamic person capable of or displaying rapid and highly effective thought, action, etc.: The new manager turned out to be a ball of fire.[1815-25]
* * *ball of fire1. A lively, dynamic person2. A glass of brandy (informal)• • •Main Entry: ↑ball
* * *ball of fire,U.S. Slang. an exceptionally dynamic person; live wire: »
He was certainly no ball of fire at those points where leadership was called for (New Yorker).
* * *noun, pl balls of fire [count]chiefly US informal : a person who is very active and has a lot of energy
That guy is a real ball of fire.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.