scorcher


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scorch·er

 (skôr′chər)
n.
1. One that scorches: an iron that was a scorcher.
2. Informal An extremely hot day.

scorcher

(ˈskɔːtʃə)
n
1. a person or thing that scorches
2. something severe or caustic
3. informal a very hot day
4. informal Brit something remarkable

scorch•er

(ˈskɔr tʃər)

n.
1. a person or thing that scorches.
2. Informal. a very hot day.
3. something caustic or severe.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scorcher - an extremely hot day
hot weather - a period of unusually high temperatures
2.scorcher - a very hard hit ball
hitting, striking, hit - the act of contacting one thing with another; "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"
Translations

scorcher

[ˈskɔːtʃəʳ] N (= hot day) → día m abrasador

scorcher

[ˈskɔːrtʃər] n (= hot day) → journée f torride

scorcher

n (inf) last summer was a real scorcherim letzten Sommer war es wirklich heiß; phew, what a scorcher!das ist vielleicht eine Bullenhitze! (inf); his goal was quite a scorcherdas war ein scharfes Tor

scorcher

[ˈskɔːtʃəʳ] n (fam) (hot day) → giornata torrida
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