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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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Harley Davidson (NYSE: HOG), a Wisconsin-based motorcycle manufacturer, is equipping its motorcycles in India with Michelin Scorcher tyres.
We were very close to the record and it was an absolute scorcher," he said.
MICHAEL CARBERRY helped deny Brett Lee the fairy-tale finish to his career in an incredible Big Bash final win for the Perth Scorchers.
IT'S OFFICIALLY a scorcher - thermometer bulbs were bursting across Cardiff yesterday as meteorologists recorded the highest April temperature in the city since records began.
I remember the day that I left Talladega; it was a typical mid-August scorcher.
The scorcher in this category is the IPS Millenium Fund, which is a multi-cap fund because it invests in all three company sizes.
Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas's scorcher, American Rhapsody, is even more intriguing than his scripts for Basic Instinct, Showgirls and Jagged Edge.
If the trend continues, 2000 may go down in history as another scorcher.
generator, the Scorcher 225, manufactured for MQ, Carson, Calif.
MIDDLESBROUGH Empire's new weekly club night Feet First, held every Thursday, welcomes SCORCHER this week.
THIS weekend is set to be a scorcher with tomorrow likely to be the hottest day of the year.
Macdonald hit a left-foot scorcher and a right-footed tap-in either side of Nathan Elder's goal for the Bees.
John Moore smashed a 25-yard scorcher into the net, but it was overruled for offside.
Their new LP Too Much Guitar on In The Red is a scorcher as well, all dirty soul and Tennessee stomp.