2 [predicative] Extremely cold: it’s perishing in the tent
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- Being so close to the Pacific means that the weather can be dicey: perishing cold, low cloud and sudden thaws on the lower slopes.
- And as well as it being perishing there was fierce wind and rain.
- Construction was difficult and carried on throughout the perishing winters as well.
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- If it was perishingly cold in the stands.
Definition of perishing in:
- The US English dictionary