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2 definitions found
 for flambe
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flamb'e \Flam`b['e]"\, a. [F., p.p. of flamber to singe, pass (a
     thing) through flame. Cf. Flambeau.]
     1. (Ceramics) Decorated by glaze splashed or irregularly
        spread upon the surface, or apparently applied at the top
        and allowed to run down the sides; -- said of pieces of
        Chinese porcelain.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     2. a. [F., p.p. of flamber to singe, pass (a thing) through
        flame.] (Cooking) Dipped in or covered with a flammable
        liqueur and set afire when served; -- usually used
        postpositively; as, cherries flambe.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  flambe
      v 1: pour liquor over and ignite (a dish)

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