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Definition of scorcher noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    scorcher

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈskɔːtʃə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈskɔːrtʃər//
     
    (informal)
     
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  1. 1a very hot day It’s a real scorcher today!
  2. 2(British English) (used mainly in newspapers) a very good stroke, shot, etc. in a sport a scorcher of a free kick
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: scorcher