from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of fulminate.
- adj. explosive
- adj. Describing any sudden and severe (often fatal) inflammation
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Thundering; exploding in a peculiarly sudden or violent manner.
- adj. Hurling denunciations, menaces, or censures.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Thundering; crackling; exploding; detonating.
- Figuratively, hurling denunciations, menaces, or censures.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The principal compound of fulminic acid is the mercury salt commonly known as fulminating mercury.
If Mr. Ford was a white guy, no one would be assailing him with this kind of fulminating rage.
You have a kind of fulminating amalgamation of terrorist groups, each of whom is striking in different places.
John West, associate director of the Center for the Renewal of Science and Culture at the Discovery Institute, has replied to my "fulminating" essay, posted to Dispatches, In the Agora and the Panda's Thumb, on ID and "divine design".
On the other hand, the numerous medical witnesses for the defence, unconnected by any bond of common interest, testified that natural causes, were sufficient to account for the death; many of them asserting that the case in all its symptoms and post-mortem appearances tallied precisely with the so-called fulminating form of cerebro-spinal meningitis, which was prevalent in Baltimore at the time of General Ketchum's death. [
I wish Dobbs well in his new venture and am delighted to see the last of his smirking, fulminating rabble rousing under the guise of "independent".
At the first annual Tea Party convention held in Nashville in February 2010, Joseph Farah, editor of the white supremicist website WorldNetDaily devoted eight minutes of his 38-minute keynote diatribe to fulminating about what he called Cloward and Piven's "manifesto."
Handing out new books to those patronisingly thought to be in need of them has little or nothing to do with literacy but, of course, has everything to do with the amount of money made by authors and publishers and it would have been more honest had those fulminating against the threat to cut the £13m of taxpayers' money presently doled out to this so-called charity declared their financial interest.
This usually ends with me standing in the doorway of the house, mobile phone clamped to my ear, fulminating at the taxi company's hold music.
A hilarious montage focused on how many people have imitated him over the years, notably Dana Carvey, who captured Philbin's fulminating crescendo so well: Anyway, are you ready for this?