blistering Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"blistering" in British English

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uk   /ˈblɪs.tər.ɪŋ/  us   /-tɚ-/

blistering adjective (HOT)

extremelyhot: We went out in the blistering heat.

blistering adjective (FAST)

extremelyfast: The ​runners set off at a blistering pace.

blistering adjective (ANGRY)

extremelyangry and ​unkind: blistering ​remarks/​sarcasm
(Definition of blistering from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"blistering" in American English

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 us   /ˈblɪs·tər·ɪŋ/
very ​strong and ​severe: The ​vicepresidentlaunched a blistering ​attack on Senate Republicans.
(Definition of blistering from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “blistering”
in Chinese (Simplified) 热, 极热的…
in Turkish sivri dilli, öfkeli, zehir zemberek…
in Russian гневный, разъяренный, обжигающий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 熱, 極熱的…
in Polish zaciekły, piekący, błyskawiczny…
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