blistering

adjective blis·ter·ing

Definition of blistering

1 :extremely intense or severe
  • blistering heat
2 :very rapid
  • a blistering pace

blistering

adverb

blisteringly

play \-t(ə-)riŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of blistering in a Sentence

  1. a hockey player with a blistering slap shot

  2. even after a blistering attack from the enemy, the fortress held

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First Known Use of blistering

1708


BLISTERING Defined for English Language Learners

blistering

adjective

Definition of blistering for English Language Learners

  • : very harsh or powerful



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