flaring

adjective flar·ing \ ˈfler-iŋ \

Definition of flaring

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

flaringly

play \ˈfler-iŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of flaring in a Sentence

  1. 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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