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Definition of parched adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    parched

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//pɑːtʃt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//pɑːrtʃt//
     
    Describing geographic regions, Thirst
     
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  1. 1very dry, especially because the weather is hot dry parched land soil parched by drought She licked her parched lips. See related entries: Describing geographic regions
  2. 2(informal) very thirsty Let's get a drink—I'm parched. See related entries: Thirst
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