Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: flaring
IPA transcription: [fl'ɛɹɪŋ]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: aflare, flaring
    Meaning: streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air; "ran quickly, her flaring coat behind her"; "flags aflare in the breeze"
Usage examples
  • I went toward the next one, swinging the flaring hose in a slow arc as I advanced.
  • They had bought flaring suits with huge peg-top trousers and gigantic padded shoulders.
  • Here the gardeners make lively sales, as the displays are often fine in themselves, and show to a special advantage in the flaring torchlight. The eager venders, who do all they can to call the attention of the crowd to their wares, make many good bargains.