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

  • adj. Resembling a flame; flaming.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. flaming, blazing
  • adj. flamelike, flame-colored
  • adj. composed of flame

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Flaming; blazing; flamelike; flame-colored; composed of flame.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to, consisting of, or like flame.


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  • She will be wearing a gold dress by Kai Kuhne that she described as "short," "fringy" and "flamy."

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  • Okay, maybe it's just me, but David Copperfield and I have just visited Steerforth's family home, and between Steerforth calling the lad "Daisy," and the Queer Eye-view of the decor and inhabitants of the house, I feel like the book is just about to burst into little flamy flames.

    Reader in the Book

  • Jinn shot each other with flamy meteors till the battle-field was wrapped in smoke.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • If Marlboro 'begged him to toss up for chances, St. George answered that he never threw up a chance; when he went further and offered to stake success or loss, St. George told him he had cast his last die; when he would have spoken her name to him directly, St. George withered him with flamy eyes, and let his manner become too rigid for one to dare more with him.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 80, June, 1864

  • We saw from Charlestown's roofs and walls the flamy columns rise,

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  • But in the February of 1429 -- four days before the Maid of Domremy set forth from her voice-haunted Bois Chenu to bring about a certain coronation in Rheims Church and in Rouen Square a flamy martyrdom -- four days before the coming of the good Lorrainer, Fulke d'Arnaye was slain at

    The Line of Love Dizain des Mariages

  • Cuchulain crushed flamy barbs against that bosom of doom.

    Here are Ladies

  • In the stress of her need that had been swept aside to show her flamy and yet shy, quick with innocent passion.

    A Man Four-Square

  • The jostling, swaying lines on either side boil, and roar, and dash their flamy spray, two hostile billows of a fiery ocean.

    Haskell's Account of the Battle of Gettysburg. Paras. 100-125

  • The green garden path, the tufts of flowers, purple and white columbines, and great oriental red poppies with their black chaps and mulleins tall and yellow, this flamy garden which had been a garden for a thousand years, scooped out in the little hollow among the snake-infested commons.

    England, My England


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