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Flame

zero derivation; verb
To personally attack someone in writing, usually on online forums. It can result from previous arguments on the topic that turn into personal attacks.
 
After being gently rebuked for his incorrect assessment of the problem, Jack began to flame everyone who disagreed with him, leading to a locking of the thread.
Etymology : Metaphoric use of flame, which is usually associated with anger. This is then extended to attacking someone in anger.
Source : Battle.net forums, July 2010
Last modified: 8 December 2010


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