broiling

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

Definition of broiling

: extremely hot a broiling sun

Examples of broiling in a Sentence

the office was broiling because the air conditioning was on the blink
Recent Examples on the Web The main attraction, the reason thousands of fans withstood a broiling, shadeless, 97-degree afternoon for hours Friday, emerged in pink silk Dolce and Gabbana pajamas. Los Angeles Times, 6 May 2022 For over two years, farmers have faced broiling weather that bakes their fields and evaporates all moisture. Juan Forero, WSJ, 26 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of broiling

1555, in the meaning defined above

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“Broiling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/broiling. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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