(noun, verb)


1. a short vivid experience

- a flash of emotion swept over him

- the flashings of pain were a warning

Similar word(s): flash

Definition categories: event, experience

2. sheet metal shaped and attached to a roof for strength and weatherproofing

Definition categories: man–made

Sentences with flashing as a noun:

- The incessant flashing of the neon sign kept the neighborhood awake.


1. present participle of flash