What Does FIRE Mean in a Text?

FIRE means "Awesome."

The word FIRE is used widely as a slang term to refer to anything or anyone that is awesome, trendy or cool. For example:
  • Toni: Nicki Minaj is so cool!
  • Jo: She's pure FIRE!
  • Sam: Megan Thee Stallion's new song is FIRE!
  • Lee: Heard it this morning! Its the best since "Savage."
FIRE is often typed as fiya and abbreviated as fya and fye. It is similar in use and meaning to lit.

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When I write FIRE, I mean this:

meaning of FIRE


Summary of Key Points

"Awesome" is the most common definition for FIRE on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Type:Word (Slang)
Guessability:guessability level 2

2: Quite easy to guess

Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers

An Academic Look at FIRE

FIRE is a slang word. Slang refers to words, phrases and uses of language that are regarded as very informal and which are often restricted to a special context or a particular group of users.

Example of FIRE Used in a Text

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