Definitions

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

  • adj. of orange tinged with red

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Examples

  • Backpacking, it has to be Wind Rivers brook trout, fried in a high-alpine lake of olive oil, whose flame-orange flesh was doused w/Old Bay seasoning, and served w/rice.

    The Best Camp Dinner Ever

  •     The bright morning light strikes everything at a sharp angle, ricocheting off the boats, the white-painted docks, the glossy water, the flame-orange jacket of a young mother and the bright blue parka of her child as they enter a dark green, light-sucking restaurant at the of the dock.

    Hunting the Thylacine

  • "I looked like a giant elf, a giant old elf," said Ms. Yaeger, who is known for her quirky yet high-end style, china-doll makeup, and flame-orange bob.

    Where Do Laid-Off Voice Fashion Writers Go When The Bell Tolls? New York Mag, Of Course!

  • She shakes out the skirts of a silky, flame-orange floor-grazer that she has cleverly teamed with a nut-brown jersey bolero and terracotta silk headscarf.

    Hajab chic.

  • The waters of the Lake run with the crimson and flame-orange and deep lavender as the sun sinks beyond its farther shore, colors pouring across the water all the way to Tiger Bridge.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • The bright morning light strikes everything at a sharp angle, ricocheting off the boats, the white-painted docks, the glossy water, the flame-orange jacket of a young mother and the bright blue parka of her child as they enter a dark green, light-sucking restaurant at the of the dock.

    Hunting the Thylacine

  • JACK, with flame-orange spiky hair, and wearing an antique military-style jacket and black leather jeans, is archetypal old school punk – a queer Johnny Rotten.

    Nowhere Town: Act ONE Scene I

  • The tulip poplars have shed most of their yellow, though the maples are still impossibly flame-orange and the dogwoods are deep crimson with a dash of brilliant scarlet from the berries, to match the Christmas glory of the old she-holly out back.

    2006 October - Telic Thoughts

  • A bar of sunlight was falling on the tiger's back, raising glowing highlights on the heavy fur that was browner and more subdued than the flame-orange of a Bengal, the stripes less prominent, somehow making the beast look even bigger.

    The Year's Best Science Fiction 23rd Annual Collection

  • The gnyarl backed off a bit, rubbing their ears with black-taloned paws, blinking those flame-orange eyes.

    The Wizard Of Karres

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