aflame

  • 1 aflame — [ə flām′] adv., adj. 1. in flames; burning 2. glowing [aflame with color] 3. greatly excited …

    English World dictionary

  • 2 Aflame — A*flame ([.a]*fl[=a]m ), adv. & a. [Pref. a + flame.] In flames; glowing with light or passion; ablaze. G. Eliot. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 aflame — (adj.) 1550s, from a on (see A (Cf. a ) (1)) + FLAME (Cf. flame) (n.). Figurative use by 1856 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 aflame — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ in flames …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 aflame — a|flame [əˈfleım] adj [not before noun] 1.) burning = ↑ablaze ▪ Most of the city was aflame. 2.) very bright with colour or light = ↑ablaze aflame with ▪ trees aflame with autumn leaves 3.) filled with strong emotions or excitement …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 aflame — [[t]əfle͟ɪm[/t]] 1) ADJ: v link ADJ, v n ADJ If something is on fire, you can say it is aflame. [LITERARY] Hundreds of tightly rolled newspapers were set aflame among the 50,000 crowd. Syn: alight, ablaze 2) ADJ: v link ADJ, oft ADJ with n If you …

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  • 7 aflame — /əˈfleɪm / (say uh flaym) adjective 1. on fire; ablaze: *A trooper named Johnson set the house all aflame / To burn those bold outlaws, it was a great shame. –anon, bush ballads, n.d. 2. inflamed; aroused; glowing: *his sun reddened face aflame… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 8 aflame — /euh flaym /, adj. 1. on fire; ablaze: The house was all aflame. 2. eager and excited: I was aflame with curiosity. [1545 55; A 1 + FLAME] * * * …

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  • 9 aflame — a|flame [ ə fleım ] adjective never before noun LITERARY 1. ) on fire: Vandals set the building aflame. 2. ) showing strong emotion: He was aflame with anger and resentment …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 aflame — adjective (not before noun) literary 1 burning 2 very bright with colour or light (+ with): trees aflame with autumn leaves 3 filled with strong emotions or excitement aflame adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 aflame — adjective a) in flames, on fire, flaming, with flames coming from it She said nothing and simply stared at him, eyes aflame. b) showing anger or contempt See Also: afire …

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  • 12 aflame — I afire, aflame (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. See heat, feeling. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective On fire: ablaze, afire, alight2, burning, conflagrant, fiery, flaming. Idioms: in a blaze, in flames. See HOT …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 aflame — adjective or adverb Date: 1555 afire …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 aflame — a·flame || É™ fleɪm adj. burning; blazing; aroused, passionate …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 aflame — adverb & adjective in flames …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 16 aflame — UK [əˈfleɪm] / US [əˈfəleɪm] adjective [never before noun] literary 1) on fire 2) showing strong emotion …

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  • 17 aflame — a•flame [[t]əˈfleɪm[/t]] adj. 1) on fire 2) eager • Etymology: 1545–1555 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 aflame — adv. & predic.adj. 1 in flames. 2 = AFIRE 2 …

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  • 19 As One Aflame Laid Bare by Desire — Studio album by Black Tape for a Blue Girl Released 1999 Genre …

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  • 20 Spirit the Earth Aflame — Infobox Album | Name = Spirit the Earth Aflame Type = studio Artist = Primordial Released = 2000 Recorded = 58:43 Genre = Pagan metal Length = 51:18 Label = Hammerheart Records Producer = Reviews = Last album = The Burning Season (1999) This… …

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