verb (used with object), singed, singe·ing.
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Origin of singe
synonym study for singe
OTHER WORDS FROM singesinge·ing·ly, adverbun·singed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH singesingeing , singing
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Example sentences from the Web for singe
The conflagration in Congress is spreading to singe, if not consume, critical decisions across the board.
So Obama and the Democrats should spend part of next week dispelling the five myths that have the potential to singe.The Real Obama Needs to Fight Five GOP Myths About the Imaginary Obama|Michael Tomasky|September 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Remove all the feathers, singe it over the fire, and wipe the chicken with a wet towel.
Should the heel become worn out, apply tar or pitch, and singe with a hot iron.Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume XXX|Joel Palmer
The sing of I sing is the correspondent of the Anglo-Saxon singe; the infinitive sing, of singan; the imperative sing of sing.Language|Edward Sapir
Father Meadow-Mouse would every now and then blow his nose and exclaim, "Well, singe my whiskers and twist my tail!"
The next step in preparing a chicken for cooking, therefore, is to singe it, or burn off these hairs.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences