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Definition of "scorching" [scorch•ing]

  • Very hot. (adjective)
  • Present participle of scorch. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "scorching" in a sentence
  • "Whether in scorching heat or foggy gloom, driving along the Pacific Coast Highway toward Pepperdine University in Malibu is always a pleasure."
  • "Last June, walking past one such restaurant whose kitchen extends to the sidewalk, I saw a dozen or so men huddled within scorching distance of giant cauldrons in which meat and potatoes simmered."
  • "The Tour is a three-week slog through the sometimes flat and often hilly French countryside, usually in scorching July temperatures."