verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of blister
Examples from the Web for blistered
Contemporary Examples of blistered
Photographs leaked from inside Zeinhom morgue show charred and blistered bodies strewn on the floor.Egypt Targets ‘Terrorists’ in Ongoing Violence
August 20, 2013
Grill or broil, turning occasionally, until the skins are black and blistered.Into the Heart of Turkey
September 28, 2010
Historical Examples of blistered
I kissed the place; for I am sure it was blistered, as I may say, by a mother's tear!Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)
So, he was bled and he was blistered, and he was this and that, for six whole days and nights.The Uncommercial Traveller
My back is sore, and my hands are blistered with handling them to-day.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
It was hot, and while it blistered the greedy palates, it seemed incredible.The Nigger Of The "Narcissus"
He is stone blind, poor fellow, and his feet are blistered and sore.The Pearl of the Antilles, or An Artist in Cuba
Word Origin for blister
c.1300, perhaps via Old French blestre "blister, lump, bump," from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse blastr "a blowing," dative blæstri "swelling"), or from Middle Dutch blyster "swelling;" perhaps from PIE *bhlei- "to blow, swell," extension of root *bhel- (2) "to blow, inflate, swell;" see bole.
"to become covered in blisters," late 15c.; "to raise blisters on," 1540s, from blister (n.). Related: Blistered; blistering.