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    blister

    blister - Dictionary definition and meaning for word blister

    Definition
    (noun) a flaw on a surface resulting when an applied substance does not adhere (as an air bubble in a coat of paint) Definition
    (noun) (botany) a swelling on a plant similar to that on the skin Definition
    (noun) (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid
    Synonyms : bleb , bulla
    Definition
    (verb) get blistered
    Synonyms : vesicate
    Example Sentence
    • Her feet blistered during the long hike
    Definition
    (verb) subject to harsh criticism
    Synonyms : scald , whip
    Example Sentence
    • The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday
    • the professor scaled the students
    • your invectives scorched the community
    Definition
    (verb) cause blisters to form on
    Example Sentence
    • the tight shoes and perspiration blistered her feet
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