blistery


blistery
adjective
1. covered with small blisters
Syn: ↑blebby
Similar to: ↑unhealthy
Derivationally related forms: ↑blister, ↑bleb (for: ↑blebby)
2. hot enough to raise (or as if to raise) blisters
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blistering sun

Syn: ↑blistering
Similar to: ↑hot

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Blistery — Blis ter*y, a. Full of blisters. Hooker. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blistery — adjective see blister I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • blistery — /blis teuh ree/, adj. having blisters, as paint or glass. [1735 45; BLISTER + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • blistery — adjective Having blisters …   Wiktionary

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  • blistery — blis·tery …   English syllables

  • blebby — adjective 1. covered with small blisters • Syn: ↑blistery • Similar to: ↑unhealthy • Derivationally related forms: ↑blister (for: ↑blistery), ↑bleb …   Useful english dictionary

  • blistering — listering adj. 1. harshly or corrosively critical in tone; of comments about people or their actions. blistering criticism Syn: acerb, acerbic, acid, bitter, caustic, scathing, venomous, virulent, vitriolic. [WordNet 1.5] 2. intensely hot.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blister — I. noun Etymology: Middle English blister, blester, probably from Old English *blýster, *blǣster; akin to Old Norse blāstr swelling, Old English blǣst blast Date: 14th century 1. an elevation of the epidermis containing watery liquid 2. an… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Galen — Claude Galien . Lithograph by Pierre Roche Vigneron. (Paris: Lith de Gregoire et Deneux, ca. 1865) Aelius Galenus or Claudius Galenus (September AD 129 – 199/217; Greek: Γαληνός, Galēnos, from adjective γαληνός , calm [1]), better known as Galen… …   Wikipedia