scalding Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “scalding” in the English Dictionary

"scalding" in British English

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uk   /ˈskɔːl.dɪŋ/  us   /ˈskɑːl-/

scalding adjective (LIQUID)

If a ​liquid is scalding, it is ​extremelyhot: scalding ​tea scalding ​hotwater

scalding adjective (CRITICISM)

If ​criticism is scalding, it is very ​strong or ​violent.
(Definition of scalding from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “scalding”
in Chinese (Simplified) 液体, 滚烫的,灼烫的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 液體, 滾燙的,灼燙的…
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