flamer

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

flame +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

flamer (plural flamers)

  1. (colloquial, often pejorative) A very flamboyant ("flaming"), effeminate gay male.
  2. (computing, slang) One who flames, or posts vitriolic criticism.
    • 1997, Alex J. Packer, Pamela Espeland, How Rude!
      Send a note to the flamer. Tell him that his message was inappropriate. Request that he refrain from posting anything like it again.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English flame

Verb[edit]

flamer

  1. (Internet) to flame (post disruptive messages)

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