Definitions of flame

  1. shine with a sudden light; " The night sky flared with the massive bombardment"
  2. criticize harshly, on the e- mail
  3. be in flames or aflame; " The sky seemed to flame in the Hawaiian sunset"
  4. A stream of burning vapor or gas, emitting light and heat; darting or streaming fire; a blaze; a fire.
  5. Burning zeal or passion; elevated and noble enthusiasm; glowing imagination; passionate excitement or anger.
  6. Ardor of affection; the passion of love.
  7. A person beloved; a sweetheart.
  8. To burn with a flame or blaze; to burn as gas emitted from bodies in combustion; to blaze.
  9. To burst forth like flame; to break out in violence of passion; to be kindled with zeal or ardor.
  10. To kindle; to inflame; to excite.
  11. To inflame; to excite.
  12. A burning gas or vapor; ardor; glow of imagination; excitement; a sweetheart.
  13. To burst into flame; blaze.
  14. The gleam or blaze of a fire; rage; ardor of temper; vigor of thought; warmth of affection; love.
  15. To burn as flame; to break out in passion.
  17. Burning gas; blaze; ardor; passion.
  18. To blaze; shine like fire; burst into passion.
  19. To Blaze; shine like a flame; flash.
  20. To burst forth, as in violence of passion.
  21. A stream of vapor or gas made luminous by heat; a blaze.
  22. Excitement, as from rage, strife, or passion; an ardent affection; passionate love.
  23. Vapour in combustion, glowing with light and heat; fire in general; heat or bluze of passion or excitement; violent contention; ardour of temper; glow of imagination; vigour of thought; warmth of affection; one beloved.
  24. To blaze; to shine like burning gas; to break out in violence of passion.
  25. A blaze; fire in general; combustion of gas or vapour; heat of passion; warmth of affection; love; violence; one beloved.
  26. To blaze; to burn, as a gas; to break out into violence.

Usage examples for flame

  1. That he could burst into flame if occasion required, she was convinced. – A Maid of the Silver Sea by John Oxenham
  2. Figures in Karvall black and flame- yellow appeared across the terrace. – Space Viking by Henry Beam Piper
  3. " Look at the flame," said Ian. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  4. Now she had all but thrown herself at his feet- and he had turned away to this flame- haired, vivid girl whom he had not known as many months! – The Valiants of Virginia by Hallie Erminie Rives
  5. Nay, shrink not; that flame will not burn thee. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  6. The high flame of the forge shone full on his face. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  7. For one brief moment his face lighted up as with a hidden flame; then instantly it changed. – Dawn by Eleanor H. Porter
  8. " The fires of the mountain must perish," he said, " but you little, gentle flame, shall have wings and fly far away from the cruel fires, and all my children will love you as I do." – The Book of Nature Myths by Florence Holbrook
  9. This strange dark beauty flashed flame about it. – Four Weird Tales by Algernon Blackwood
  10. Can the flame of the heart die in the flame of the funeral pile?" – Journeys Through Bookland V2 by Charles H. Sylvester
  11. It is not good fire- wood; there is plenty of flame and smoke, but little heat. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  12. You've got time now to light it and nurse th' flame up so's it won't need watchin'- an' not miss things that go by in th' dark. – "I Conquered" by Harold Titus
  13. And the flame responded. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  14. The flame died out of her voice leaving it tender and passionate. – Anthony Lyveden by Dornford Yates
  15. Then, at length, he fixed full upon me a glance that burned like a flame. – The Master of the World by Jules Verne
  16. A flame shot up. – Round the World in Seven Days by Herbert Strang
  17. Their pattern danced in flame. – A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood
  18. Her eyes flame with joy. – A Woman's Experience in the Great War by Louise Mack
  19. " An old flame of mine," Lato murmurs. – 'O Thou, My Austria!' by Ossip Schubin
  20. Polly watched the red flame up in the thoughtful face beside her, and in that moment Polly grew wise. – Polly and the Princess by Emma C. Dowd