broiling

adjective
broil·​ing | \ ˈbrȯi(-ə)-liŋ How to pronounce broiling (audio) \

Definition of broiling

: extremely hot a broiling sun

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Examples of broiling in a Sentence

the office was broiling because the air conditioning was on the blink

First Known Use of broiling

1555, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of broiling was in 1555

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