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Verb: smolder  smówl-dur
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: smoulder)
  1. Burn slowly and without a flame
    "a smoldering fire";
    - smoulder [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. Have strong suppressed feelings
    - smoulder [Brit, Cdn]
Noun: smolder  smówl-dur
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: smoulder)
  1. A fire that burns with thick smoke but no flame
    "the smolder suddenly became a blaze";
    - smoulder [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: smoldering, smoldered, smolders

Type of: burn, combust, experience, feel, fire

Encyclopedia: Smolder