Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Something that inflames.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The person or thing that inflames.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which inflames.
  • n. Specifically, a bookkeeper employed in inns to run up, increase, or inflame the bills of customers: called the inflamer of reckonings. Jonson introduces a man of this kind in “The New Inn.”

Etymologies

to inflame + -er. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Obama is now anti-police and an out of the closet race inflamer whose judgment can't and shouldn't be trusted on the crucial issue of health care reform.

    Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Obama's Gates Trainwreck

  • Here is certainly no wandering preacher, no inflamer of crowds, no ambitious madman whipping up a following for his own gain.

    The Heretic's Apprentice

  • [Condemns cocoa as a violent inflamer of the passions.]

    Cocoa and Chocolate Their History from Plantation to Consumer

  • Thus, whilst it was praised by many for its "wonderful faculty of quenching thirst, allaying hectic heats, of nourishing and fattening the body," it was seriously condemned by others as an inflamer of the passions!

    Cocoa and Chocolate Their History from Plantation to Consumer

  • It was regarded by some as a violent inflamer of the passions, which should be prohibited to the monks; for, as one writer puts it, "if such an interdiction had existed, the scandal with which that holy order has been branded might have proved groundless."

    The Food of the Gods A Popular Account of Cocoa

  • The fair young woman's warm nature flew out to him on a sparkle of grateful tenderness in return for his magnanimity, oblivious of the inflamer it was: and her heart thanked him more warmly, without the perilous show of emotion, when she found herself secure.

    The Amazing Marriage — Volume 5

  • Are they resolved and prepared for a rancorous, interminable hostility in prosecution of such a benign purpose; with a continual exhaustion upon it of the resources which might be applied to diminish that wretchedness of the people, which is the grand inflamer of those principles that have caused an earthquake under the foundations of the old social systems?

    An Essay on the Evils of Popular Ignorance

  • Now it's insanely stupid that the beliefs of a commissioner are the overwhelming inflamer of passion more a sporting event, and I realize this.

    Carolina March

  • It is a source and endless inflamer of the danger.

    CAMERA Snapshots

  • Obama is now anti-police and an out of the closet race inflamer whose judgment can´t and shouldn´t be trusted on the crucial issue of health care reform.

    American Chronicle

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