Synonyms for flaming
- in flames
Antonyms for flaming
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLAMING
Her cheeks wore each a little hectic spot; her eyes were flaming.
He had become yet paler, and his keen intelligent eyes were flaming.
With a flaming brand in each hand, he sprang to the edge of the fire.
They in their day had carried the flaming liquor, but to-day was his!
They were all in a flaming fire, and the heaven also was in a burning flame.
Then with flaming cheeks she freed herself from his embrace.
Jan came towards her and drew the flaming head against her breast.
She kicked the nets from her and strode to the open door in a flaming passion.
Not the sun that he had known, but a flaming ball nevertheless.
So now, when he found it a place of flaming crimson, he stared in amazement.
intensifying adjective, late 19c., from present participle of flame (v.). Meaning "glaringly homosexual" is homosexual slang, 1970s (along with flamer (n.) "conspicuously homosexual man"); but flamer "glaringly conspicuous person or thing" (1809) and flaming "glaringly conspicuous" (1781) are much earlier in the general sense, both originally with reference to "wenches."