Definition of sweltering in English:

sweltering

Line breaks: swel|ter|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈswɛlt(ə)rɪŋ
 
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adjective

  • Uncomfortably hot: a sweltering English summer the sweltering heat outside
    More example sentences
    • According to reports from Chris, who went out there a few days ago, the weather has ranged from sweltering to incapacitating.
    • Gold miners often have to descend more than 3 kilometres underground to drill ore in sweltering narrow tunnels.
    • The screaming fans couldn't compose themselves even in the sweltering heat.

Derivatives

swelteringly

adverb
More example sentences
  • It gets swelteringly hot here in Paris in my petit kitchen, and it's too darn uncomfortable if I wear too much.
  • Given the extreme heat during most of the year, these homes are often swelteringly hot.

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