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Pronunciation: /sɪndʒ/

Translation of singe in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (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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