Examples of singe in a Sentence
The wood was singed by the candle.
the marshmallows got a bit singed over the campfire, but we like them that way
Origin and Etymology of singe
Middle English sengen, from Old English sæncgan, sengan; akin to Old High German bisengan to singe, Old Church Slavonic isęknǫti to dry up
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Definition of singe
: a slight burn : scorch
Recent Examples of singe from the Web
Malkin scored 14 goals and 36 points in 24 games, the only player in the past 24 years to reach 35 points in a singe playoff.
That cat that avoids even cold stoves after an unexpected singe has nothing on wine drinkers.
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First Known Use of singe
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Definition of singe for English Language Learners
: to burn (something) slightly
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