parched

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adjective \ˈpärcht\

Definition of parched

  1. :  deprived of natural moisture parched land; also :  thirsty He was parched after the long hike.

Examples of parched in a Sentence

  1. Could I have some water? I'm parched.

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Circa 1552

First Known Use of parched

circa 1552


PARCHED Defined for English Language Learners

parched

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Definition of parched for English Language Learners

  • : very dry especially because of hot weather and no rain

  • : very thirsty



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