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boiling

adjective boil·ing \ ˈbȯi(-ə)-liŋ \

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 in a Sentence

  1. I'm boiling in this suit.

  2. It is boiling in here.

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First Known Use of boiling

14th century


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boiling

adverb

Definition of boiling

:to an extreme degree :very
  • boiling mad
  • boiling hot

Examples of boiling in a Sentence

  1. The sun was boiling hot.

  2. He is boiling mad at how he was treated.

First Known Use of boiling

1607


BOILING Defined for English Language Learners

boiling

adjective

Definition of boiling for English Language Learners

  • : very hot


boiling

adverb

Definition of boiling for English Language Learners

  • : very or extremely



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