1. [ noun ] (law,criminal law) a criminal who illegally sets fire to property
Synonyms: firebug arsonist
Related terms: criminal barnburner
2. [ adjective ] capable of catching fire spontaneously or causing fires or burning readily

"an incendiary agent" "incendiary bombs"

Related terms: combustible
3. [ adjective ] arousing to action or rebellion
Synonyms: inflammatory instigative rabble-rousing seditious incitive
Related terms: provocative
4. [ adjective ] involving deliberate burning of property

"an incendiary fire"

Related terms: arson
5. [ noun ] (military,arms) a bomb that is designed to start fires; are most effective against flammable targets (such as fuel)
Synonyms: incendiary_bomb firebomb
Related terms: bomb firebomb
6. [ noun ] (military,arms) a bomb that is designed to start fires
Synonyms: incendiary_bomb
Related terms: bomb
Similar spelling:   incendiarism