What does flaming mean?

Angering other Internet users

Flaming means angering other Internet users, whether it be when gaming, chatting, or posting in forums online. It usually involves profane insults and ridiculous claims.

Flaming is similar to trolling and griefing as it involves making people angry online. A person who deliberately flames others is known as a flamer. It usally occurs around divisive issues such as religion, politics, and dressgate.


Austin was flaming the other gamer and made him cry
Flaming may lead to broken computers
Flaming may lead to broken computers

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Updated August 17, 2016

Flaming definition by Slang.net

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