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    blistering

    blistering - Dictionary definition and meaning for word blistering

    Definition
    (noun) the formation of vesicles in or beneath the skin
    Synonyms : vesication , vesiculation
    Definition
    (adj) harsh or corrosive in tone
    Example Sentence
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique
    Definition
    (adj) hot enough to raise (or as if to raise) blisters
    Synonyms : blistery
    Example Sentence
    • blistering sun
    Definition
    (adj) very fast; capable of quick response and great speed
    Synonyms : hot , red-hot
    Example Sentence
    • a hot sports car
    • a blistering pace
    • got off to a hot start
    • in hot pursuit
    • a red-hot line drive
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