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



    BrE BrE//ˈsɪərɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪrɪŋ//
    [usually before noun]
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  1. 1so strong that it seems to burn you the searing heat of a tropical summer searing pain He spent several days wandering in the searing heat of the outback.
  2. 2(of words or speech) powerful and critical a searing attack on the government
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