verb (used without object), flamed, flam·ing.
verb (used with object), flamed, flam·ing.
- (of a jet engine) to cease to function due to an interruption of the fuel supply or to faulty combustion.
- to burst out in or as if in flames.
Origin of flame
SYNONYMS FOR flame
Examples from the Web for flamer
He'll need more than a flamer to unlatch the old girl if she doesn't care for his offer.
The bulk of the com was in a tightly sealed case which they would need a flamer to open.
Short of using a flamer full power to cut their way in, no one was going to force an entrance now.
He was three times an ace with two for good measure, seventeen victories in the air, but this was his first night flamer.Aces Up|Covington Clarke
All they would need to do was to use a flamer or a paralyzing ray such as the one he had turned over to Ashe several days ago.Key Out of Time|Andre Alice Norton
British Dictionary definitions for flamer
- a strong reddish-orange colour
- (as adjective)a flame carpet
Word Origin for flame
Science definitions for flamer
Idioms and Phrases with flamer
see add fuel to the fire (flames); burst into (flames); fan the flames; go up in flames; shoot down (in flames).