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Definition of "scorched" [scorched]

  • Dried, damaged or burnt by exposure to sunlight or heat. (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of scorch. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "scorched" in a sentence
  • "I would want to know, and not use the term scorched Earth, but you would go in there and try and determine what it was that actually caused this."
  • "Mrs. Nooyi said she decided several years ago to stop what she calls the "scorched earth policy" of scrapping for a point or two of market share in the shrinking cola market."
  • ""They engage in scorched-earth litigation tactics to get plaintiffs to take toothless settlements," Verheyden-Hilliard said."