blazing

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbleɪzɪŋ/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪzɪŋ

VerbEdit

blazing

  1. present participle of blaze

AdjectiveEdit

blazing (not comparable)

  1. (informal) Very fast.
  2. (slang, of a person) Sexually attractive.
    The actress, with her perfectly-curved body, was simply blazing in her new movie!
  3. Of tremendous intensity, heat (thermal energy) or fervor; white-hot.
    • 1859, Punch, Or, The London Charivari, Volumes 36-37[1], Published for the Proprietors, at the Office, 13, page 236:
      Blazing scarlet is the best; rifle-green the next best.
  4. (informal) Exceedingly angry.
    The divorced couple had a blazing row.

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NounEdit

blazing (plural blazings)

  1. The act of something that blazes or burns.
    the blazings of many fires