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flamy

[ fley-mee ]
/ ˈfleɪ mi /
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adjective, flam·i·er, flam·i·est.

of or like flame.

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Origin of flamy

First recorded in 1485–95; flame + -y1
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Example sentences from the Web for flamy

  • Only the flamy ladies' slippers seemed appropriate to the miles of heat that flickered against the landscape.

    Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
  • The thin candle guttered, the fire was no longer flamy but red.

    Sea and Sardinia|D. H. Lawrence
  • At the last, shaken by the light breeze that sprung up, little flamy darts from the oak whirled into the grave with her.

    A Woman of Genius|Mary Austin
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