- (of a glaze) dense and streaked with contrasting colors, usually red and blue.
- (of a ceramic object) covered with a flambé glaze.
verb (used with object), flam·béed, flam·bé·ing.
Origin of flambé
Examples from the Web for flambe
Historical Examples of flambe
For the insertion of the p, cf. solempne for solemne, and nempne for nemne; also flambe for flame; see the Glossary.
verb -béing, -béeing, -béd or -béed
Word Origin for flambé
1886, of certain types of porcelain, 1906 as a term in cookery, from French flambé, past participle of flamber "to singe, blaze," from Old French flambe "flame" (see flamboyant).