Meaning of FLAME in English

n. 25B6; noun

a sheet of flames : FIRE, blaze, conflagration, inferno.

the flames of her anger : PASSION, warmth, ardour, fervour, fervency, fire, intensity.

(informal) an old flame : SWEETHEART, boyfriend, girlfriend, lover, partner; informal steady; dated beau.

25B6; verb

logs crackled and flamed : BURN, blaze, be ablaze, be alight, be on fire, be in flames, be aflame.

pour the whisky over the lobster and flame it : IGNITE, light, set light to, set fire to, set on fire, set alight, touch off; informal set/put a match to.

Erica's cheeks flamed : BECOME RED, go red, blush, flush, redden, grow pink/crimson/scarlet, colour, glow.


25A0; in flames ON FIRE, burning, alight, flaming, blazing, ignited; poetic/literary afire.

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