Associations to the word «Flaming»


FLAMING, adjective. On fire with visible flames.
FLAMING, adjective. (colloquial) Extremely obvious; visibly evident. Typically of a homosexual male.
FLAMING, adjective. (British) (colloquial) Damned, bloody.
FLAMING, verb. Present participle of flame
FLAMING, noun. Sterilization by holding an object in a hot flame
FLAMING, noun. (internet slang) vitriolic criticism
FLAMING NORA, interjection. (UK) (mildly vulgar) expression of surprise, contempt, outrage, disgust, boredom, frustration.
FLAMING OUT, verb. Present participle of flame out
FLAMING QUEEN, noun. (slang) (LGBT) A homosexual, and often cross-dressing, man acting in an ostentatious and flaunting manner akin to a diva.
FLAMING QUEENS, noun. Plural of flaming queen

Dictionary definition

FLAMING, noun. The process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke; "fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries".
FLAMING, adjective. Informal intensifiers; "what a bally (or blinking) nuisance"; "a bloody fool"; "a crashing bore"; "you flaming idiot".
FLAMING, adjective. Very intense; "a fiery temper"; "flaming passions".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.