flame etymology

English word flame comes from Old French (842-ca. 1400) flamble, Old French (842-ca. 1400) flambe, Old French (842-ca. 1400) flame (Flame.)

Detailed word origin of flame

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
flamble Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
flambe Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
flame Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Flame.
flaumbe Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
flame English (eng) Of a brilliant reddish orange-gold colour, like that of a flame. (Internet, ambitransitive) To post a destructively critical or abusive message (to somebody).. To burst forth like flame; to break out in violence of passion; to be kindled with zeal or ardour.. To produce flames; to burn with a flame or blaze. (Internet) Intentionally insulting criticism or remark meant to incite anger.. [...]

Words with the same origin as flame

Descendants of flamble