Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. On or as if on fire.
  • adv. Keenly excited and interested.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. in flames, on fire, flaming, with flames coming from it
  • adj. showing anger or contempt

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In flames; glowing with light or passion; ablaze.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • On fire; in or into flame; ablaze.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. lighted up by or as by fire or flame
  • adj. keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement

Etymologies

a- +‎ flame (Wiktionary)

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