Definition of scorcher
: one that scorches; especially : a very hot day
Examples of scorcher in a Sentence
Tomorrow is going to be a real scorcher.
Recent Examples of scorcher from the Web
Bailey Loosemore/CJ Make plans to stay inside or find a way to cool down ahead of time, because the National Weather Service is expected a scorcher in the coming days.
Far from the standard lumberjack fare, Hadid’s checked top and trousers were done in a fluid fabric that promised to weather a summer scorcher (France’s sweltering heat wave is not over yet).
There was little situational awareness of the rapidly approaching derecho, not when a scorcher of a day under Venus-white skies, with nary a cumulus cloud, had claimed the headlines.
The U.S. is experiencing several scorchers this week.
The rain never stopped this winter and spring has hardly been a scorcher.
Sunday was a scorcher with the mercury hitting 96 degrees at about 2 p.m., according to Alexandra Keclik, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service Office in Chanhassen.
CLEVELAND, Ohio - School's out for the summer, the perfume of flowers is in the air and the weather forecasters are predicting a scorcher this weekend in Northeast Ohio - a perfect time to cool off and relax on a Lake Erie beach.
Stanton’s hit was a scorcher to right-center at 114 mph (per Statcast).
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Definition of scorcher for English Language Learners
: a very hot day
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