from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Easily ignited and capable of burning rapidly; flammable. See Usage Note at flammable.
- adj. Quickly or easily aroused to strong emotion; excitable.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Capable of burning; easily set on fire.
- adj. Easily excited; set off by the slightest excuse; easily enraged or inflamed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being easily set fire; easily enkindled; combustible.
- adj. Excitable; irritable; irascible; easily provoked.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being set on fire; susceptible of combustion; easily fired.
- Easily excited or inflamed; highly excitable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. easily ignited
Middle English, liable to inflammation, from Medieval Latin īnflammābilis, from Latin īnflammāre, to inflame; see inflame.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin as if *inflammabilis, from inflammare ("to set on fire"), from in ("in, on") + flamma ("flame"). (Wiktionary)