flaming

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adjective flam·ing \ˈflā-miŋ\

Definition of flaming

  1. 1 :  resembling or suggesting a flame in color, brilliance, or wavy outline the flaming sunset sky flaming red hair

  2. 2 :  being on fire :  blazing a flaming torch

  3. 3 :  intense, passionate flaming youth

  4. 4 —used as an intensive you flaming idiot

flamingly

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Examples of flaming in a Sentence

  1. a fancy restaurant serving eye-catching flaming desserts

  2. a flaming speech in support of basic human rights

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First Known Use of flaming

14th century


FLAMING Defined for English Language Learners

flaming

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Definition of flaming for English Language Learners

  • : having a bright or glowing red or orange color

  • : burning with bright flames

  • : very intense or strongly felt



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