ful·​mi·​nat·​ing | \ ˈfu̇l-mə-ˌnā-tiŋ How to pronounce fulminating (audio) , ˈfəl- \

Definition of fulminating

1 : hurling denunciations or menaces
2 : explosive
3 : fulminant

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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First Known Use of fulminating

1624, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Fulminating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fulminating. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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ful·​mi·​nat·​ing | \ -ˌnāt-iŋ How to pronounce fulminating (audio) \

Medical Definition of fulminating

: fulminant fulminating infection

Other Words from fulminating

fulmination \ ˌfu̇l-​mə-​ˈnā-​shən, ˌfəl-​ How to pronounce fulminating (audio) \ noun

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