flamer

n
1a.
American
a flagrant or obvious sole-cism or blunder
1b.
American
a person who commits a gaffe or error
Both these sub-senses of the word are campus terms, used especially in preppie jargon.
2.
a flagrant male homosexual, in Ameri-can and Australian slang of the 1970s and 1980s. Since the beginning of the 19th century the word had been employed in British English to refer to something conspicuous.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • Flamer — Ein Flame (aus dem Englischen: to flame, aufflammen) ist ein ruppiger oder polemischer Kommentar bzw. eine Beleidigung im Usenet, in einer E Mail Nachricht, Chatsitzung, einem Forenthread oder in einem Wiki. Im Usenet, wo der Begriff seinen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • flamer — 1. n. a blatantly obvious homosexual person. (Primarily and originally for males.) □ Todd is such a flamer! □ He tries not to be a f lamer, but what can he do? 2. n. a person who writes excited and angry notes on a computer forum or news group. □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • flamer — noun see flame II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • flamer — See flame. * * * …   Universalium

  • flamer — noun a) A very flamboyant ( flaming ), effeminate gay male. b) One who flames …   Wiktionary

  • flamer — angry poster …   Glossary of chat acronyms & text shorthand

  • flamer — flam·er …   English syllables

  • flamer — ˈflāmə(r) noun ( s) : one that flames …   Useful english dictionary

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