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scorcher

An extremely hot, sunny day. Gosh, what a scorcher out there! I thought I was going to faint just walking down to the post office! I hope we get some real scorchers on our vacation.

scorcher

1. n. a very hot day. This is really a scorcher, isn’t it?
2. n. a caustic remark. Bob made a real scorcher about Tom’s shoes.
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The Scorcher 11 and Scorcher 31 will come as standard tyres on the Sportster, Dyna, V-Rod and street motorcycles.
A gasoline version of the Scorcher 225 is due later this month.
MICHAEL CARBERRY helped deny Brett Lee the fairy-tale finish to his career in an incredible Big Bash final win for the Perth Scorchers.
From its military drum intro to the inner city children's choir-singing chorus to its electric guitar crescendo, this hard-hitting track highlights Scorcher's determination for his creativity to be heard.
IT was a scorcher - but not quite a record-breaker.
THE sun is out by Royal command - with the Queen's Diamond Jubilee long weekend shaping up to be a scorcher. Bookmakers have slashed the odds on temperatures topping 100F during next month's celebrations with the current heatwave showing no sign of ending.
An absolute cracker of an overhead scorcher from Wisey got us back on terms before Stern John's clincher which was chest superb.
Tucson's The Knockout Pills have put out their second LP on Estrus, and it's a scorcher of full tilt punk rock 'n' roll with a dose of good times.
The 27-year-old, known on the streets as Scorcher, said: "You have to remember the people pulling the trigger aren't no expert marksmen.
But the best moments in the breezy, derivative score by directors Olivier Ducastel and Jacques Martineau (was that "Chim Chim Chiree"?) are saved for a pert bookseller with serious Yma Sumac tendencies and Jeanne's gay ACT UP chum (Jacques Bonnaffe) who offers up a Charles Aznavour-like scorcher on the isolation and sorrow of an AIDS widower.
A hapless moggie called Scorcher knew how it felt to be a cat on a hot tin roof when he unwittingly crawled into a factory oven and was baked for half an hour.
Surrey Scorcher Jordan Williams is challenged by Victor Moses of Newcastle Eagles during the semi-final at the BBL All-Stars Championship
The comic later changed its name to the Scorcher and Score, then again to Tiger and Scorcher.
Summary: Dizzee Rascal has had to fend off claims that he has sold out, but grime star Scorcher is not worried about attracting the same criticism.