flaring

adjective
flar·​ing | \ ˈfler-iŋ How to pronounce flaring (audio) \

Definition of flaring

1a : flaming or as if flaming brightly or unsteadily
b : gaudy a flaring resort hotel
2 : opening or spreading outward flaring nostrils

Other Words from flaring

flaringly \ ˈfler-​iŋ-​lē How to pronounce flaring (audio) \ adverb

Examples of flaring in a Sentence

flaring neon signs advertising all manner of amusement for tourists at the beach town

First Known Use of flaring

1566, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of flaring was in 1566

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“Flaring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flaring. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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