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Meaning of inflammable by Wiktionary Dictionary

inflammable


    Etymology

    From Latin as if *inflammabilis, from inflammare ( “to set on fire” ), from in ( “in, on” ) + flamma ( “flame” ) .

    Pronunciation

    • enPR: ĭnʹflăm-ə-bəl, IPA: /ɪnˈflæməbəl/, SAMPA: /In"fl{m@b@l/

    Adjective

    inflammable ( comparative more inflammable, superlative most inflammable )

    1. Capable of burning; easily set on fire .
    2. ( figuratively ) Easily excited; set off by the slightest excuse; easily enraged or inflamed .

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    External links

    • inflammable in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
    • inflammable in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911


Explanation of inflammable by Wordnet Dictionary

inflammable


    Adjective
    1. easily ignited