Meaning of firenado in English:


Pronunciation /fʌɪəˈneɪdəʊ/


  • A rapidly rotating column of flames above an intense fire, caused when air, dust, etc. is drawn into the fire from the surroundings and rises, creating a vortex.

    • ‘one of the firefighters caught a video of a 100-foot firenado swirling upward toward the sky’


Early 21st century blend of fire and tornado.