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flam·ing

 (flā′mĭng)
adj.
1. On fire; ablaze.
2. Resembling a flame in brilliance, color, or form: flaming autumn leaves.
3. Intense; ardent: flaming passions.
4. Informal Used as an intensive: a flaming liberal.

flam′ing·ly adv.

flaming

(ˈfleɪmɪŋ)
adj
1. burning with or emitting flames
2. glowing brightly; brilliant
3. intense or ardent; vehement; passionate: a flaming temper.
4. informal (intensifier): you flaming idiot.
5. an obsolete word for flagrant
ˈflamingly adv

flam•ing

(ˈfleɪ mɪŋ)

adj.
1. emitting flames.
2. like a flame in brilliance, heat, or shape.
3. ardent.
[1350–1400]
flam′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flaming - the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smokeflaming - the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke; "fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries"
blaze, blazing - a strong flame that burns brightly; "the blaze spread rapidly"
combustion, burning - a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
flare - a sudden burst of flame
ignition - the process of initiating combustion or catching fire
Adj.1.flaming - informal intensifiersflaming - informal intensifiers; "what a bally (or blinking) nuisance"; "a bloody fool"; "a crashing bore"; "you flaming idiot"
unmitigated - not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier; "unmitigated suffering"; "an unmitigated horror"; "an unmitigated lie"
2.flaming - very intense; "a fiery temper"; "flaming passions"
hot - extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm; "a hot temper"; "a hot topic"; "a hot new book"; "a hot love affair"; "a hot argument"

flaming

adjective
1. burning, blazing, fiery, ignited, red, brilliant, raging, glowing, red-hot, ablaze, in flames, afire A group followed carrying flaming torches.
2. bright, brilliant, glowing, blazing, dazzling, vivid He stroked back the mass of flaming red hair from her face.
3. intense, angry, raging, impassioned, hot, aroused, vivid, frenzied, ardent, scintillating, vehement She had a flaming row with her lover.
4. damned, bloody (slang), bleeding (slang), blooming (informal), freaking (slang, chiefly U.S.), ruddy (informal), effing (slang) I was flaming mad about what had happened.

flaming

adjective
1. On fire:
Idioms: in a blaze, in flames.
Translations
مُشْتَعِل، مُحْمَر
plápolající
blussendeflammendeglødende
logandi
plápolajúci
alev alev yananparlak

flaming

[ˈfleɪmɪŋ] ADJ
1. [torch] → llameante; [vehicle] → en llamas
2. [red, orange] → encendido
she had flaming red hairtenía el pelo de un rojo encendido
3. (Brit) (= furious) we had a flaming rowtuvimos una acalorada discusión

flaming

[ˈfleɪmɪŋ]
adj
(= blazing) → ardent(e)
(= bright) [red, orange] → flamboyant(e)
He has flaming red hair → Il a les cheveux d'un roux flamboyant.
[row] → violent(e); [temper] → sale(e)
(mainly British) (= confounded) → satané(e) before n
adv (= confoundedly) → tellement
It's so flaming expensive → C'est tellement cher.

flaming

adj
brennend, lodernd; (fig) colourleuchtend; ragehell; passionglühend; he has flaming red hairer hat feuerrotes Haar; she was absolutely flaming (Brit inf: = angry) → sie kochte (vor Wut) (inf); to have a flaming row (with somebody)sich (mit jdm) streiten, dass die Fetzen fliegen (inf)
(Brit inf: = bloody) → verdammt (inf), → Scheiß- (inf); it’s a flaming nuisanceMensch, das ist vielleicht ein Mist (inf); it’s a flaming waste of timedas ist eine verdammte Zeitverschwendung (inf); it was there all the flaming timeMensch or Scheiße, das war die ganze Zeit da (inf); who does he flaming well think he is?verdammt noch mal, für wen hält der sich eigentlich? (inf)

flaming

[ˈfleɪmɪŋ] adj
a. (red, orange) → acceso/a
b. (Brit) (fam) (furious) → furibondo/a, furioso/a
c. (Brit) (fam) (damn) → maledetto/a

flame

(fleim) noun
the bright light of something burning. A small flame burned in the lamp.
verb
1. to burn with flames. His eyes flamed with anger.
2. to become very hot, red etc. Her cheeks flamed with embarrassment.
ˈflaming adjective
flammable (ˈflӕməbl) adjective
able or likely to burn. flammable material.
flame of the forest
a tropical tree with large bright-red flowers and long brown pods.

see also inflammable.
References in classic literature ?
He thought she was just perfect, and talked about it for days and days, and went on about you all in flaming style.
That flaming kind of birthmark that some- times paints with red the faces of men and women had touched with red Tom Willy's fingers and the backs of his hands.
Across the wire fence, in the long grass, I saw a clump of flaming orange-coloured milkweed, rare in that part of the state.
There was nothing subtle or hidden about her charms; her beauty was all there, flaming and apparent: the spun-gold hair that comb nor confining pin could restrain; the blue eyes that were like nothing but sapphires; two lips that pouted, that were so red one could only think of cherries or some other delicious crimson fruit in looking at them.
Thus the young and pure would be taught to look at her, with the scarlet letter flaming on her breast -- at her, the child of honourable parents -- at her, the mother of a babe that would hereafter be a woman -- at her, who had once been innocent -- as the figure, the body, the reality of sin.
At their flaming head he westward trooped it like that chosen star which every evening leads on the hosts of light.
Thou saw'st the locked lovers when leaping from their flaming ship; heart to heart they sank beneath the exulting wave; true to each other, when heaven seemed false to them.
He wondered if ever he could get used to working in a place like this, where the air shook with deafening thunder, and whistles shrieked warnings on all sides of him at once; where miniature steam engines came rushing upon him, and sizzling, quivering, white-hot masses of metal sped past him, and explosions of fire and flaming sparks dazzled him and scorched his face.
The king was in a flaming fury, and launched out his challenge and epithets with a most royal vigor.
He retired, and soon returned with his umbrella, his eye flaming with gratitude and his cheeks pallid with joy.