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singe
American English: /sɪndʒ/
British English: /sɪn(d)ʒ/

Translation of singe in Spanish:

transitive verb singes, singeing, singed

  • (garment/cloth)
    chamuscar
    quemar
    to singe one's beard/eyebrows
    chamuscarse or quemarse la barba/las cejas
    Example sentences
    • Try not to set your sheets on fire or singe your eyebrows.
    • ‘The inside wall was slightly singed but the fire brigade said I had been minutes away from losing the entire flat,’ he said.
    • The fire also singed a turret of Holy Trinity Cathedral on Hart Street.

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