To cook (something) with little or no moisture, as in an oven, over an open fire, or in hot embers
A mark or condition caused by searing
(Sports) To hit or propel (a ball, for instance) forcefully in a straight line.
(Intransitive) To break out in blisters.
To defeat soundly in a fight, contest, etc.
To beat; flail:
To break up the surface of (topsoil or pavement).
To harm or injure, especially by fire.
(Sports & Games) To achieve or gain in a game or contest:
To afflict with severe or widespread suffering and devastation; ravage.
To strike or beat with the force and sound of a slap:
(Card games) To defeat by winning all the tricks of a deal or a hand.
To dry or roast (corn, for example) by exposing to heat.
To become or make shrunken and wrinkled, often by drying:
To strip, scratch, or rub off the skin of; flay, abrade, chafe, etc.
To preserve (meat or other foods, for example) by extracting the moisture.
To scold or denounce severely
To brown the surface of (bread, cheese, etc.) by heating in a toaster, over or near a fire, or in an oven
To be formed into ice; be hardened or solidified by cold
To make or produce by the application of fire or burning heat.
Praise is defined as to give someone approval, or to thank God.
(Slang) Strong sexual attraction or desire. Used with the.
Find another word for scorch. In this page you can discover 41 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for scorch, like: singe, burn, roast, sear, freeze, read the riot act to, praise, put someone on the griddle, char, slash and blister.