Definition of Scorcher

1. Noun. An extremely hot day.

Generic synonyms: Hot Weather



2. Noun. A very hard hit ball.
Exact synonyms: Screamer
Generic synonyms: Hit, Hitting, Striking

Definition of Scorcher

1. Noun. (literally) One who, or that which, scorches. ¹

2. Noun. (colloquial) A very hot day. ¹

3. Noun. (football) A very good goal, notably made with a very hard shot ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scorcher

1. one that scorches [n -S] - See also: scorches

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scorcher

scorbute
scorbutic
scorbutic anaemia
scorbutical
scorbutigenic
scorbutogenic
scorbutus
scorch
scorched
scorched-earth
scorched-earth policies
scorched-earth policy
scorched earth
scorched earth policies
scorched earth policy
scorcher (current term)
scorchers
scorches
scorchest
scorcheth
scorching
scorchingly
scorchingness
scorchy
scordato
scordatura
scordinema
score-off
score-offs

Literary usage of Scorcher

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1. The Badminton Magazine of Sports & Pastimes edited by Alfred Edward Thomas Watson (1898)
"The scorcher awakens other feelings ; hatred and fear I may feel when he shaves me ; but the prevailing sentiment with which he inspires me is a wild desire ..."

2. The British Martial: Or, An Anthology of English Epigrams: Being the Largest (1806)
"... hiss, burn, and fry; And must, at last, thou scorcher of my soul, Shrink, and become an undistinguish'd coal. CXXXIV. CHEAPNESS PREFERRED. ..."

3. Modern cycles: a practical handbook on their construction and repair by Alexander James Wallis-Tayler (1897)
"scorcher Drop Handle-Bar. very narrow flat handle-bar, and is especially suitable for road and path racing safeties. Fig. 127 illustrates a semi-drop ..."

4. Godey's Magazine by Louis Antoine Godey, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1896)
"THE FEMININE SCORCHES - THE feminine scorcher is not an altogether lovely object ; unless she intends to be a professional, she should leave this form of ..."

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