Definition of “inflammatory” - English Dictionary

“inflammatory” in British English

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inflammatoryadjective

uk /ɪnˈflæm.ə.tər.i/ us /ɪnˈflæm.ə.tɔːr.i/

inflammatory adjective (SWELLING)

specialized medical causing or related to swelling and pain in the body

(Definition of “inflammatory” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“inflammatory” in American English

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inflammatoryadjective

us /ɪnˈflæm·əˌtɔr·i, -ˌtoʊr·i/

likely to excite strong feelings, esp. of anger:

He thought his opponent’s remarks were unfair and inflammatory.

(Definition of “inflammatory” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)