stifling hot

Definition of stifling hot

  1. :  very hot stifling hot weather

Word by Word Definitions

stifleplay stifling
  1. :  the joint next above the hock in the hind leg of a quadruped (as a horse or dog) corresponding to the human knee — see horse illustration

  1. :  to kill by depriving of oxygen :  suffocate

    :  smother

    :  muffle

  1. :  having a relatively high temperature

    :  capable of giving a sensation of heat or of burning, searing, or scalding

    :  having heat in a degree exceeding normal body heat

  1. :  hotly

    :  fast, quickly

  1. :  a period of relatively high temperature :  a period of heat

    :  one that is hot (as a hot meal or a horse just after a workout)

  1. :  heat, warm

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