Related formsscath·ing·ly, adverb
Definition for scathing (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), scathed, scath·ing.
Origin of scathe
Related formsscathe·less, adjectivescathe·less·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for scathing
Scathing letters are all right, but they should be directed and stamped, then burned just before they are trusted to the mails.
Scathing sentences already took shape in his brain, but deeper investigation would be necessary before he could write anything.We Two|Edna Lyall
Scathing comments by Franklin on Thomas Penn's meanness, 138.Benjamin Franklin; Self-Revealed, Volume I (of 2)|Wiliam Cabell Bruce
Scathing as some of the portraits are, the writer is by no means merely cynical.The Marriage of William Ashe|Mrs. Humphry Ward