1. keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement
- his face all ablaze with excitement
2. lighted up by or as by fire or flame
- forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning
3. resembling flame in brilliance or color
- maple trees ablaze in autumn
4. lighted with red light as if with flames
- streets ablaze with lighted Christmas trees
1. On fire; in a blaze, gleaming. [Early 19th century.]
2. Lit up brightly and with color.
3. In a state of glowing excitement or ardent desire.