Simple Definition of singe
: to burn (something) slightly
Examples of singe in a sentence
The wood was singed by the candle.
<the marshmallows got a bit singed over the campfire, but we like them that way>
Origin and Etymology of singe
Middle English sengen, from Old English sæncgan, sengan; akin to Old High German bisengan to singe, Old Church Slavic isęknǫti to dry up
First Known Use: before 12th century
Definition of singe
: a slight burn : scorch
First Known Use of singe
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