Definition of 'scorch'

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The scorching has been caused by frost. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Why do my early potatoes look scorched on the leaf margins? Times, Sunday Times (2012)All the windows went in and the piano was scorched outside. The Sun (2013)They are then strung from trees and dangle in the scorching sun. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We went for a swim to cool off from the scorching sunshine. The Sun (2011)Last night we made a fire to sit by and today it is scorching hot. Richard Ingrams The Life and Adventures of William Cobbett (2005)Labour has almost a scorched earth policy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The scorching heat that roasted much of the country is over and the rains are tipping down. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Then we drank champagne in the scorching sunshine. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His form is either scorching hot or freezing cold. The Sun (2016)And a grass treatment ended up looking like scorched earth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Soldiers returning from patrols in scorching heat have to wait their turn to get a shower. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The Spider is a scorching drive in more ways than one. The Sun (2006)And in this charcoal ash, trained eyes can discern lots of tiny fragments of scorched grass. Oliver Morton Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)Under the sands and scorching sun of Arabia. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Turn and cook for a further 15 minutes; the pieces will be tender and scorched in places. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Bake for 10-15 min or until pastry is crisp and golden, apples tender and scorched in places. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The sun shone, the grass was scorched and two of the game's finest players were locked in combat. Times, Sunday Times (2009)My foolish logic told me that, when it is scorching outside, layers of admittedly dead skin were offering protection. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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Used Occasionally. scorch is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'scorch'

British English: scorch VERB
To scorch something means to burn it slightly.
The fire scorched the side of the building.


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