like an oven


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web 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 |, al, 9 Dec. 2021 In the desert sun, the Huayra's cabin feels like an oven. Tony Quiroga, Car and Driver, 22 Oct. 2021 Athens, the second most densely populated city in Europe after Paris, often heats up like an oven. New York Times, 21 Aug. 2021 And record-smashing heat waves are further contributing to the danger by drying the state’s vegetation like an oven, Clements said. Hayley Smith, Los Angeles Times, 12 July 2021 See More

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“Like an oven.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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