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Definition of searing adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    searing

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈsɪrɪŋ//
     
    [usually before noun] (formal)
     
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  1. 1so strong that it seems to burn you the searing heat of a tropical summer searing pain
  2. 2(of words or speech) powerful and critical a searing attack on the government
 
adverb see also sear
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: searing

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