There are 2 main translations of flamme in English:

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flamme

Pronunciation: / flɑm /

nom féminin

  • 3 (ardeur) See examples: parler avec flamme
    to speak passionately
    discours plein de flamme
    fiery speech
    la flamme de son regard
    his/her flashing eyes
    ranimer la flamme d'une tradition
    to rekindle a tradition
  • 4 (Postes)
    postmark caption

also: flammes nom féminin pluriel

Compounds

flamme olympique

flamme du soldat inconnu

  • eternal flame on the tomb of the unknown soldier

Idioms

descendre quelqu'un/quelque chose en flammes

to shoot somebody/something down

jeter feu et flamme

(personne)
to be raging

être tout feu tout flamme

(personne)
to be wildly enthusiastic

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There are 2 main translations of flamme in English:

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flammé
also: feminine: flammée
Pronunciation: / flɑme /

adjectif

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