Fulminate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfʊlmɪneɪt|  American pronunciation of the word fulminate
Brit.  |ˈfʊlmɪneɪt|  British pronunciation of the word fulminate


- a salt or ester of fulminic acid


- criticize severely(syn: rail)
- come on suddenly and intensely
- cause to explode violently and with loud noise


She was fulminating about the dangers of smoking.

The editorial fulminated against the proposed tax increase.

Many people are fulminating against the cruelty of blood sports.

Mick was fulminating against the unfairness of it all.

He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare

Word forms

I/you/we/they: fulminate
he/she/it: fulminates
present participle: fulminating
past tense: fulminated
past participle: fulminated
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