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OTHER WORDS FROM blisteringblis·ter·ing·ly, adverb
Words nearby blistering
Definition for blistering (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of blister
OTHER WORDS FROM blisterre·blis·ter, verbun·blis·tered, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for blistering
It was a good day for the anniversary walk; sunny but not blistering.Philippe Petit’s Moment of Concern Walking the WTC Tightrope|Anthony Haden-Guest|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kudos to the voters for nominating Allison Janney and Beau Bridges for the blistering guest turns, too.The Enraging Emmy Nominations: 20 Snubs and Surprises|Kevin Fallon|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His novel The Last Magazine, published posthumously this month, is just like him: blistering, fun, insightful, and profane.
On whether he would pursue a similar case against Herman, Singer was more circumspect than his blistering letter of May 8.Third Hollywood Power Player Files Motion to Dismiss Sex Abuse Lawsuit|Tim Teeman|May 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We are a fiery generation, heated in our affection, feverish in our action, blistering in our scorn—and obsessed with being cool.
In the blistering heat the desert lay sun-drenched, basking, silent.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
Taking a deep breath McKenny launched into a blistering tirade.Stand by for Mars!|Carey Rockwell
Sashes all knock-kneed, panelling out of the square, or painters with their paint all blistering and peeling off.Original Penny Readings|George Manville Fenn
It grew very hot, and the screes above the thicket were blistering to the touch.Prester John|John Buchan
In case of these failing, recourse should be had to blistering or firing, or if need be to a seton.