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Very badly sunburned. Make sure you wear your sun block on the beach! You don't want to ruin your whole vacation by getting scorched on the very first day. I got so scorched after falling asleep in the hammock that I could barely move without it hurting.
Of weather, extremely hot and sunny. Gosh, it's scorching out there! I thought I was going to faint just walking down to the post office! I hope it's scorching while we're on vacation in Hawaii. Nothing better than being on the beach while the sun's beating down!
1. mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. Who wants to go out and get scorched?
2. and singed (sɪndʒd) mod. having to do with hair burned while smoking marijuana. (Collegiate.) If you go to sleep, you’ll be singed for sure.
1. mod. winning at gambling; about to win something big. Let me roll again. I’m really scorching.
2. mod. caustic. That remark was really scorching.