Definitions for flamingˈfleɪ mɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

flam•ingˈfleɪ mɪŋ(adj.)

  1. emitting flames.

  2. like a flame in brilliance, heat, or shape.

  3. ardent.

Origin of flaming:

1350–1400

flam′ing•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fire, flame, flaming(adj)

    the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke

    "fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries"

  2. bally(a), blinking(a), bloody(a), blooming(a), crashing(a), flaming(a), fucking(a)(adj)

    informal intensifiers

    "what a bally (or blinking) nuisance"; "a bloody fool"; "a crashing bore"; "you flaming idiot"

  3. fiery, flaming(adj)

    very intense

    "a fiery temper"; "flaming passions"

Wiktionary

  1. flaming(Adjective)

    On fire with visible flames.

    The flaming debris kept the firefighter well back, and the sparks threatened the neighborhood.

  2. flaming(Adjective)

    Extremely, visibly. Typically of a homosexual male.

    To call him a flaming homosexual would be an understatement, but I think he acts that way just to see people react.

  3. flaming(Adjective)

    Damned, bloody.

    I wasted three hours in that flaming traffic jam!

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flaming

    of Flame

  2. Flaming(adj)

    emitting flames; afire; blazing; consuming; illuminating

  3. Flaming(adj)

    of the color of flame; high-colored; brilliant; dazzling

  4. Flaming(adj)

    ardent; passionate; burning with zeal; irrepressibly earnest; as, a flaming proclomation or harangue

Freebase

  1. Flaming

    Flaming, also known as bashing, is hostile and insulting interaction between Internet users, often involving the use of profanity. Flaming usually occurs in the social context of an Internet forum, Internet Relay Chat, Usenet, by e-mail, game servers such as Xbox Live or PlayStation Network, and on video-sharing websites. It is frequently the result of the discussion of heated real-world issues such as politics, religion, and philosophy, or of issues that polarise subpopulations, but can also be provoked by seemingly trivial differences. Deliberate flaming, as opposed to flaming as a result of emotional discussions, is carried out by individuals known as flamers, who are specifically motivated to incite flaming. These users specialize in flaming and target specific aspects of a controversial conversation, and are usually more subtle than their counterparts. Their counterparts are known as trolls who are less "professional" and write obvious and blunt remarks to incite a flame war, as opposed to the more subtle, yet precise flamers. Some websites even cater to flamers and trolls, by allowing them a free environment, such as Flame-Wars forum.


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