Definition of broiling in English:

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broiling

Pronunciation: /ˈbrɔɪlɪŋ/

adjective

North American
Extremely hot; scorching: the women toil in the broiling sun
More example sentences
  • Instead, FEMA says help is coming, while people exist without water and food in broiling heat.
  • A century or more ago, every Independence Day parade would be followed by a frock-coated local politician waxing eloquent on patriotic themes for an hour or two, heedless of the broiling sunshine.
  • Suddenly I was on the barren playas of Tierra del Fuego, the broiling ground belching huge clouds of sulfurous gases into the heavy atmosphere.

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