The tips of matches have a very combustible coating.
Flammable material is an example of something that would be described as combustible.
- that catches fire and burns easily; flammable
- easily aroused; excitable; fiery
Origin of combustibleFrench from Medieval Latin combustibilis: see combustion
- Capable of igniting and burning.
- Easily aroused or excited.
(comparative more combustible, superlative most combustible)
- A material that is capable of burning.
From Middle French combustible