炎上

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
えん
Grade: S
じょう
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

炎上 (hiragana えんじょう, rōmaji enjō)

  1. going up in flames, to be consumed in flames (especially for a building)
  2. (Internet) of a topic, receiving immense amounts of negative attention

Verb[edit]

炎上する (intransitive, hiragana えんじょうする, rōmaji enjō suru)

  1. to go up in flames, to be destroyed by fire
  2. (Internet) of a topic, to receive immense amounts of negative attention
  3. (baseball) of a pitcher, to have the opposite team score a lot

Conjugation[edit]