Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “inflammable”

See all translations

inflammable

adjective uk   /ɪnˈflæm.ə.bl̩/ us  

inflammable adjective (FIRE)

An inflammable substance or material burns very easily: a highly inflammable liquid such as petrol

inflammable adjective (VIOLENCE)

likely to become violent or angry very quickly and in an uncontrolled way: an inflammable situation/region a highly inflammable mix of outrage and bitterness
Translations of “inflammable”
in Korean 불붙기 쉬운…
in Arabic قابِل لِلاشْتِعال…
in French inflammable…
in Turkish yanıcı, kolay yanan…
in Italian infiammabile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 易燃的…
in Russian легко воспламеняющийся…
in Polish łatwo palny…
in Spanish inflamable…
in Portuguese inflamável…
in German entzündbar…
in Catalan inflamable…
in Japanese 燃えやすい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 易燃的…
(Definition of inflammable from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of inflammable?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “inflammable” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

ditto

used to agree with something that has just been said, or to avoid repeating something that has been said

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More