To begin or continue to flame. The punning reference to Marvel Comics's Human Torch is no longer widely recognised.The phrase "flame on" may actually precede the flame, in which case "flame off" will follow it. See rave, burble. [Jargon File]
Last updated: 1996-10-29
flame ♦ flame bait ♦ flame off ♦ flame on ♦ flamer ♦ flame war ♦ flaming
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