like an oven

idiom

informal
: very hot
Open the window. It's like an oven in here.

Examples of like an oven in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Just like an oven, aluminum foil is safe to use in an air fryer and can be used to minimize mess. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 26 Jan. 2024 End of carousel Nilton Santos stadium felt to many like an oven. Marina Dias, Washington Post, 25 Nov. 2023 The heat dome can stretch over several states and linger for days to weeks, leaving the people, crops and animals below to suffer through stagnant, hot air that can feel like an oven. William Gallus, CBS News, 26 June 2023 When hung horizontally, cabinets open from the top down, kind of like an oven. Mary Cornetta, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 Aug. 2022 Highland Park, which occupies 12 square miles of Lake County in Moraine Township, is shaped like Michigan — like an oven mitt. Christopher Borrelli, Anchorage Daily News, 10 July 2022 On the blog, people’s photos from around the world show surprising combinations, like an oven dial that fits perfectly into the instrument panel of an air conditioner. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 8 July 2022 Has the inside of your car ever felt like an oven on a hot summer’s day? Fox News, 14 June 2022 In the summer, this landscape would feel like an oven, which is why the trips are usually organized in cooler months. Dennis Pillion | Dpillion@al.com, al, 9 Dec. 2021

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“Like an oven.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/like%20an%20oven. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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