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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who is drawn to start fires.

Usage examples (36)
  • The rangers were fearful that a pyromaniac was setting fires in the forests.
  • The pyromaniac is seriously one creepy dude, especially with all his puns and jests.
  • Sharon calls him a "pyromaniac" - as his act always contains fire - but doesn't elaborate on whether or not she enjoyed it.
  • I saw a pyromaniac on "Larry King Live 'once; A creepy little guy, he was -- the pyromaniac, that is --" for more
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