ful·​mi·​nat·​ing ˈfu̇l-mə-ˌnā-tiŋ How to pronounce fulminating (audio)
: hurling denunciations or menaces

Examples of fulminating in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The new light disorients, the fulminating nature overwhelms, and the air, dense with pollen, bothers my eyes. Jhumpa Lahiri, The New Yorker, 8 Feb. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1624, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of fulminating was in 1624

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“Fulminating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fulminating. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition


ful·​mi·​nat·​ing -ˌnāt-iŋ How to pronounce fulminating (audio)
: fulminant
fulminating infection

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