Definition of fire-raising in English:

fire-raising

noun

British
  • See fire-raiser

    • ‘‘He has got a track record of fire-raising,’ the judge told York Crown Court.’
    • ‘Police in Strathclyde are investigating three incidents of wilful fire-raising at schools on Friday night.’
    • ‘It was deliberate fire-raising with intent to do significant damage in the flat.’
    • ‘Last year about 200 children in Scotland were suspended from school for fire-raising.’
    • ‘A police spokeswoman said no evidence had been found of fire-raising but this was still under investigation.’

Pronunciation

fire-raising

/ˈfʌɪəˌreɪzɪŋ/