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English definition of “perishing”

perishing

adjective (COLD)    /ˈper.ɪ.ʃɪŋ/ UK informal
extremely cold: Wear your coat, it's perishing out there! He's out there in the perishing cold.ColdSnow and ice
(Definition of perishing adjective (COLD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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