raise/lower the temperature

idiom

Definition of raise/lower the temperature 

: to make people more/less angry about a situation The governor's speech raised/lowered the political temperature.

Learn More about raise/lower the temperature

Share raise/lower the temperature

Resources for raise/lower the temperature

Statistics for raise/lower the temperature

Look-up Popularity

Comments on raise/lower the temperature

What made you want to look up raise/lower the temperature? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a soft lustrous wool fabric with mohair

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!