how to pronounce flaming


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the above transcription of flaming is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

flaming is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of flaming in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… 2020 has been a flaming box of surprises …”

meanings of flaming


  1. Extremely obvious; visibly evident. Typically of a homosexual male.
  2. On fire with visible flames.
  3. Very bright and the color of flame.
  4. Damned, bloody.


  1. Vitriolic criticism.
  2. An emission or application of fire; act of burning with flames.
  3. Sterilization by holding an object in a hot flame.


  1. Present participle of flame.


  1. A surname​.

flaming frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word flaming occurs in english on average 3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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