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inflammable

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adjective in·flam·ma·ble \in-ˈfla-mə-bəl\

Simple Definition of inflammable

  • : capable of being set on fire and of burning quickly

  • : easily excited or angered

Full Definition of inflammable

  1. 1 :  flammable

  2. 2 :  easily inflamed, excited, or angered :  irascible

in·flam·ma·bil·i·ty play \-ˌfla-mə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
inflammable noun
in·flam·ma·ble·ness play \-ˈfla-mə-bəl-nəs\ noun
in·flam·ma·bly play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of inflammable

  1. <some pajamas are made of inflammable material, so be careful>



Origin of inflammable

French, from Medieval Latin inflammabilis, from Latin inflammare


First Known Use: 1605

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