An example of inflammable is gasoline.
An example of inflammable is the dog breed Chihuahua.
Origin of inflammable
- Middle English liable to inflammation from Medieval Latin īnflammābilis from Latin īnflammāre to inflame inflame
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle French inflammable, from Medieval Latin inflammabilis, from Latin inflammare (“to set on fire”), from in (“in, on”) + flamma (“flame”).