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

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope