Adjective "blistering" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


(of heat) intense.
  1. 'We spend the afternoon wandering around the area in the blistering heat, popping into the various cafes to drink the best coffee in the world.'
  2. 'Looking into that sea of khaki gave me chills even in that blistering heat.'
  3. 'The blistering heat and intense flash made Joel look away for a second.'
  4. 'It's been odd and funny and great; blizzards and blistering heat and all kinds of stuff.'
  5. 'Just ahead, keeping things cool amid blistering heat in the horn of Africa.'
  6. 'Despite the blistering heat, the pond is unique in the sense that it one of the biggest geysers in Java.'
  7. 'The story is the same for the young and the elderly who wait and wait and wait in the humid blistering heat of southeastern Louisiana.'
  8. 'During the expedition they will pass through nine of the continent's 13 countries, carrying their own food, water and shelter in often blistering heat.'
  9. 'Roadside vendors and auto drivers who used to park their vehicles under the cool shade of the trees will now have to brave the blistering heat of the sun.'
  10. 'Mourners stood in the blistering heat, under tents and trees and cramped under the home.'
  11. 'a blistering attack on the government's transport policy'
  12. 'About half, including me by the time I had slept on it, thought it was just the right level of blistering ridicule.'
  13. 'A high-ranking government official launched a blistering attack on the media and the way in which the media is covering the war.'
  14. 'The guy looked up from his pounding on the cowering animal and yelled back a blistering tirade of obscenities which I won't repeat here.'
  15. 'He has launched a blistering attack on film censorship and said there is nothing wrong with showing extreme violence on screen.'
  16. 'And today one local firm of merchants launched a blistering attack on the decision, branding it ‘nonsensical’.'
  17. 'The wife of the elusive businessman has launched a blistering attack on the media over its reporting of her husband's business affairs.'
  18. 'As angry workers rejected the restructuring plan and proposals for widespread job losses there was blistering criticism of key decisions taken by senior management in recent years.'
  19. 'The court's judgment contained a blistering criticism of the criminal justice system.'
  20. 'The initial shock wasn't so much the blistering pace, but the quick thinking.'
  21. 'The wing used his blistering pace to skin at least four defenders in a 70-yard sprint to the line.'
  22. 'The sessions are delivered at blistering pace, some of the show - off riffs performed by youngsters only nine or ten years old.'
  23. 'The South African wing had barely a couple of metres to work in, but a combination of a pinpoint chip-kick and blistering pace saw him outstrip the cover to win the race to the touchdown.'
  24. 'Setting a blistering pace on the run up Honey Rose scorched around the opening turns to set herself up nicely for victory.'
  25. 'This film delivers blockbuster action, but its blistering pace leaves the story as soulless as the monsters that inhabit it.'
  26. 'The flying front man was transformed into an unstoppable cyclone, ripping Birmingham to shreds with his blistering pace and bagging four goals in one game.'
  27. 'As we've said, the game is blistering fast, and can even be cranked up further using the slider bar.'
  28. 'The 33-year-old set a blistering pace to finish third in the Newcomers Race.'
  29. 'The 200 gr. load is blistering fast but the light bullet keeps recoil down.'


1. causing a blister or blisters.

2. (especially of sunlight, heat, etc.) very severe or intense.

3. very fast or rapid: a blistering pace. noun

4. the act or an instance of forming a blister or blisters.

5. a series or group of blisters, as on a painted surface.

More examples(as adjective)

"rallies can be blistering."

"attacks can be blistering."

"paces can be blistering."

"heats can be blistering."

"criticisms can be blistering."

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