scorcher

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noun scorch·er \ˈskȯr-chər\

Definition of scorcher

  1. :  one that scorches; especially :  a very hot day

Examples of scorcher in a sentence

  1. Tomorrow is going to be a real scorcher.

1733

First Known Use of scorcher

1733


SCORCHER Defined for English Language Learners

scorcher

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noun scorch·er \ˈskȯr-chər\

Definition of scorcher for English Language Learners

  • : a very hot day


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