from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of the color of flame; of a bright orange yellow color.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of the color of flames.

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

  • adj. having the brilliant orange-red color of flames


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  • From his willowy legs encased in Prussian-blue, tight trousers to his flame-colored hair, Mr. Soller's resemblance to the dead boy genius in Henry Wallis's painting "The Death of Chatterton" leaves us with an image stronger even than Gogol's/Harrower's words.

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  • Their flame-colored feather configurations were brilliant in the afternoon light.

    Arcane Circle

  • His uniform and his flame-colored hair served as inspiration for his stage name “Red Buttons” — a name he would use for his entire career.

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  • With her slight frame, flame-colored hair and ivory skin, she seems frail and fey.

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  • The shoulders of his flame-colored raincoat were soon soaked.

    Red Wolf

  • They were heading straight for an enormous wall of flame-colored rock.


  • But when she and Jack had returned that summer, Ellen feeling especially grown-up, hand in hand with her first-ever lover, Hannah had been waiting for them, sitting on the front step in a pair of white denim shorts and a halter top, her flame-colored hair swinging down her back, grazing her sun-drenched shoulders.

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  • I spotted Alison Jennings, sultry in a mint green satin gown that looked perfect against her alabaster skin and flame-colored hair, as she slipped into a chair next to her husband and whispered in his ear.

    The Viognier Vendetta

  • There was no mistake; it was exactly as she remembered, a lizard-like creature that glowed a brilliant, flame-colored yellow, with fiery blue eyes.

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  • Boeuf bourguignon, whose recipe stretches across three pages in Mastering, becomes a character in the film (made in that iconic flame-colored Le Creuset casserole I have to this day).

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