flaming

I. n
1.
American
(of homosexual males) behaving in a provocative or flamboyant manner
2a.
using computer links and networks to carry on obscene or sexually titillating conversations. A term of the late 1980s. This noun form preceded the later use of flame as a verb.
2b.
posting verbal attacks upon an Inter-net user, in the 1990s patois of cyber-punks and net-heads
II. adj
an intensifying adjective; an alternative to bloody or a euphemism for fucking. The word is mainly heard in Britain, where it is rather dated, and in Australia, where it is fairly common. Especially in the north of England it forms part of several colour-ful but inoffensive oaths such as 'flaming heck', 'flaming 'eck' and 'flaming Nora'.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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