Combustible definition

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Easily aroused; excitable; fiery.
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That catches fire and burns easily; flammable.
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A flammable substance.
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The definition of combustible is something that is prone to catching fire or is being excitable or easily annoyed.

Flammable material is an example of something that would be described as combustible.

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Capable of burning.

Dumping fertilizer on top of whatever mysterious goop was in the storage tank created a combustible mix which caught on fire.

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(figuratively) Easily kindled or excited; quick; fiery; irascible.
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A material that is capable of burning.
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Capable of igniting and burning.
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Easily aroused or excited.
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A substance that ignites and burns readily.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
combustible
Plural:
combustibles

Origin of combustible

  • From Middle French combustible

    From Wiktionary