- any residue of combustion; ashes.
- Geology. coarse scoriae erupted by volcanoes.
- slag1 (def. 1).
- a mixture of ashes and slag.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of cinder
OTHER WORDS FROM cindercin·der·y, cin·der·ous, adjectivecin·der·like, adjective
Words nearby cinder
Example sentences from the Web for cinder
External hard drives have long been associated with large brick-like monsters that weigh down the corners of your workspace like cinder blocks.The best external hard drives: Expand your file storage|Eric Alt|January 22, 2021|Popular Science
He and his wife and children shared a cinder-block house with a roof made of sheet metal and a dirt floor.
Today, one in five Cariocas, as Rio residents are known, live in shantytowns, piled high with raw brick and cinder-block homes.
The three of them shared a cinder-block shack on the beach in Puerto Rico.
The story opens with an appearance from the Brothers Grimm, asking an elderly woman to verify the story of a cinder girl.
At that moment, three or four shots rang out almost simultaneously, echoing throughout the cinder block building.
Doe grow on trees, or sea to shoore of sandie cinder heaues.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
An increase in local construction has resulted in an increase in the production of cinder blocks and other building materials.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
A cinder stung her face, and when she lifted her hand to the spot, she saw that her glove was black with grime.The Trail of the Lonesome Pine|John Fox, Jr.
They says his voice is like thunder, an' lightnin' shoots fr'm his eyes that wud shrivel th' likes iv ye an' me to a cinder.'Mr. Dooley Says|Finley Dunne
One of these was a rather firm, crisp cinder, and had been a blue-print of a drawing.Pharaoh's Broker|Ellsworth Douglass
British Dictionary definitions for cinder
Derived forms of cindercindery, adjective
Word Origin for cinder
Idioms and Phrases with cinder
see burned to a cinder.