October 12, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
blistering /ˈblɪstɚrɪŋ/ adjective
blistering
/ˈblɪstɚrɪŋ/
adjective
An oasis under the blistering desert sun
An oasis under the blistering desert sun
Learner's definition of BLISTERING

[more blistering; most blistering]

: very harsh or powerful

  • blistering heat/sun

  • He received a blistering [=scathing] letter from his ex-wife.

  • a hockey player with a blistering slap shot

— blistering adverb

  • a blistering hot day

— blisteringly adverb

  • a blisteringly hot day

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