flameworthy

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From flame +‎ -worthy.

AdjectiveEdit

flameworthy (comparative more flameworthy, superlative most flameworthy)

  1. Deserving of being subjected to or engulfed by flames
    • 1851, Martin Farquhar Tupper, The Complete Works of Martin F. Tupper in Four Volumes, page 216:
      When Lord Worcester — shrewd fellow, — hinted at steam and gas, he was scouted by the gossips as presumptuous; yea, and so were Lord Liverpool and Mr. Winsor; Socrates and Galileo were most flameworthy heretics, for having seen certain truths too soon; []