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English definition of “scorch”

scorch

verb [I usually + adv/prep] (DRIVE FAST)    /skɔːtʃ/ US  /skɔːrtʃ/ old-fashioned informal
(especially of motorcycles and cars) to travel or be driven very fast: The sports car scorched past and disappeared into the distance.Moving quicklyDriving and operating road vehicles
(Definition of scorch verb (DRIVE FAST) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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