- burning with flames; blazing
- like a flame in brilliance or heat: flaming colors
- intensely emotional; ardent; passionate
- startling or flagrant
- flamboyantly effeminate: said as of a male homosexual
- On fire; ablaze.
- Resembling a flame in brilliance, color, or form: flaming autumn leaves.
- Intense; ardent: flaming passions.
- Informal Used as an intensive: a flaming liberal.
(comparative more flaming, superlative most flaming)
- On fire with visible flames.
- The flaming debris kept the firefighter well back, and the sparks threatened the neighborhood.
- (colloquial) Extremely obvious; visibly evident. 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.
- (UK, colloquial) Damned, bloody.
- I wasted three hours in that flaming traffic jam!
- Present participle of flame.
flaming - Computer Definition
- As the sun rises, they pass a little beyond the halo and exhibit flaming tails.
- In the distance, over the walls, he saw the flaming arrows streaking in both directions.
- The war was flaming up and nearing the Russian frontier.
- The different values of the angle of minimum deviation for rays of different refrangibilities give rise to spectral colours, the red being nearest the sun, while farther away the overlapping of the spectra forms a flaming colourless tail sometimes extending over as much as ro° to 20 °.
- Pierre did not look out at the battlefield and was not concerned to know what was happening there; he was entirely absorbed in watching this fire which burned ever more brightly and which he felt was flaming up in the same way in his own soul.