1. [ adjective ] (color) resembling flame in brilliance or color
Synonyms: ablaze

"maple trees ablaze in autumn" "flaming autumn leaves"

Related terms: colorful
2. [ adjective ] lighted up by or as by fire or flame
Synonyms: blazing burning aflare afire on_fire alight aflame ablaze

"forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning" "even the car's tires were aflame" "candles alight on the tables" "blazing logs in the fireplace" "a burning cigarette" "a flaming crackling fire" "houses on fire"

Related terms: lighted
3. [ adjective ] very intense
Synonyms: fiery

"a fiery temper" "flaming passions"

Related terms: hot
4. [ adjective ] (used of persons) informal intensifiers
Synonyms: blinking bloody crashing fucking blooming bally

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

Related terms: unmitigated
5. [ noun ] (chemistry) the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
Synonyms: flame fire

"fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries"

Related terms: combustion blaze flare burn fire flame
Similar spelling:   flamingo