Definition of Blistery

1. Adjective. Hot enough to raise (or as if to raise) blisters. "Blistering sun"

Exact synonyms: Blistering
Similar to: Hot



2. Adjective. Covered with small blisters.
Exact synonyms: Blebby
Similar to: Unhealthy
Derivative terms: Bleb, Blister

Definition of Blistery

1. a. Full of blisters.

Definition of Blistery

1. Adjective. Having blisters ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blistery

1. having blisters [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blistery

blister
blister agent
blister beetle
blister beetle poisoning
blister blight
blister copper
blister pack
blister rust
blistered
blistering
blistering agent
blistering collodion
blisteringly
blisterlike
blisters
blistery (current term)
blit
blite
blites
blithe
blitheful
blithely
blitheness
blither
blithered
blithering
blithers
blithesome
blithesomely
blithest

Literary usage of Blistery

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1. Forest flora of British Burma by Sulpice Kurz (1877)
"... when dried blistery-opaque; petals as long, broadly oblong-cuneate, cut and fringed to nearly one-half, glabrous, anthers short, terminated by a few ..."

2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1910)
"Gnarled and crooked teak trees, misbegotten in that soggy soil, hung over it; flecks of brown foam and blistery patches of viscous, muddy bubbles streaked ..."

3. The Contemporary Review (1867)
"... engulfing villas and towns, and converting the fair face of nature into a wilderness of blistery slag and ' the blackness of desolation.' "—(P. 48. ..."

4. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1870)
"Whose sharp pen and sharp tongue, His chair was of Modern History ; Ilia lectures were bilious and blistery ; On the living he laid, With as small heed of ..."

5. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"... hoping to have got off by some Morrison's Pill, some tit-John's corrosive mixture and perhaps a little blistery tion on the back! ..."

6. In Darkest Africa; Or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of by Henry Morton Stanley (1890)
"... drop on the person, and their bite was more vexatious than a wasp's or red ant's; the part bitten soon swelled largely, and became white and blistery. ..."

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