Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb & adjective On or as if on fire.
  • adverb & adjective Keenly excited and interested.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • On fire; in or into flame; ablaze.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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a- +‎ flame

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