Definition of aflame in English:


Syllabification: a·flame
Pronunciation: /əˈflām

adverb & adjective

  • In flames; burning: [as adverb]: pour brandy over the steaks and then set aflame
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    • The obvious appeal of the portrait is the notion that a person's pilot light remains aflame even in the darkest of times.
    • The baobab was aflame, regular fire eating it as quickly as it could.
    • I held onto his arm and he brought me into the kitchen, his lighter still aflame, guiding us safely through the hallway.
    burning, ablaze, alight, on fire, in flames, blazing
    literary afire

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