tor·rid adjective \ˈtȯr-əd, ˈtär-\
: very hot and usually dry
: showing or expressing very strong feelings especially of sexual or romantic desire
: very difficult, uncomfortable, or unpleasant
a : parched with heat especially of the sun : hot <torrid sands>
b : giving off intense heat : scorching
Examples of TORRID
- The team had a torrid time trying to score.
- <the dry, torrid summers in southern Arizona>
Origin of TORRID
First Known Use: 1545
Related to TORRID
- ardent, boiling, broiling, burning, fervent, fervid, fiery, piping hot, red, red-hot, roasting, scalding, scorching, searing, sultry, superheated, sweltering, hot, ultrahot, white-hot
- algid, arctic, bitter, bone-chilling, cold, freezing, frigid, frozen, glacial, ice-cold, iced, icy
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