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1boiling

adjective boil·ing \ˈbi(-ə)-liŋ\

: very hot

Full Definition of BOILING

1
a :  heated to the boiling point
b :  torrid <a boiling sun>
2
:  intensely agitated <a boiling sea> <boiling with anger>

Examples of BOILING

  1. I'm boiling in this suit.
  2. It is boiling in here.

First Known Use of BOILING

14th century

2boiling

adverb

: very or extremely

Full Definition of BOILING

:  to an extreme degree :  very <boiling mad> <boiling hot>

Examples of BOILING

  1. The sun was boiling hot.
  2. He is boiling mad at how he was treated.

First Known Use of BOILING

1607

Rhymes with BOILING

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