perishing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “perishing” in the English Dictionary

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uk   us   /ˈper.ɪ.ʃɪŋ/

perishing adjective (COLD)

UK informal extremelycold: Wear ​yourcoat, it's perishing out there! He's out there in the perishing cold.

perishing adjective (ANNOYED)

old-fashioned used to show ​youranger about something: Now I've gone and ​lost my perishing ​keys!
(Definition of perishing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “perishing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 寒冷的, 极冷的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 寒冷的, 極冷的…
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