AskDefine | Define flamer

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Noun

flamer
  1. , (pejorative): A very flamboyant, effeminate gay male.

Extensive Definition

Flaming may refer to:
  • Anything set aflame or on fire
  • Flaming (Internet), the act of posting deliberately hostile messages on the Internet
  • Fläming, a region in Germany
  • Flaming, flamer and flamboyant are potentially pejorative adjectives for a gay man or LGBT person whose behavior is reflected in a stereotypical flamboyancy, manner or style (see also gay culture and camp) but also refers to anyone seen as showy, outrageous, eccentric or unique stylistically. This is in reference to the ancient practice of burning gays at the stake.
  • "Flaming", a song by Pink Floyd from their album The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
  • The Flaming Lips, an American music group founded in 1983
  • Flaming beverage, various kinds of fire-ignited alcoholic beverages
  • Flamethrower, a mechanical device designed to project a long controllable stream of fire

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