Definition of blazing in English:



  • 1Very hot.

    ‘the delicious cool of marble corridors after the blazing heat outside’
    • ‘It was a fun way to pass the time, though, until lunch under the heat of the blazing sun.’
    • ‘Farmer Peter MacSporran has proved more resilient even than the crops he has managed to grow under the blazing African sun.’
    • ‘The boatmen were sitting under a tree, out of the blazing heat.’
    • ‘As a blazing summer sun anointed Wembley Stadium, superstars were instructed to leave their egos at the door.’
    • ‘He toured a 17th century fort in blazing heat as he made his first official engagement in Oman after a tour of India.’
    • ‘With the sun at its blazing best, can the thirst busters be far behind?’
    • ‘There was a gentle, cooling breeze off the waterfront to balance the heat from the blazing sun.’
    • ‘They had to sit on the plane, minus its air conditioning, for two hours in blazing heat while the technical problem was looked at’
    • ‘As the morning rehearsal stretches into the blazing heat of the afternoon, we hear an announcement from down the hill.’
    • ‘It was a hot Thursday near the end of August; the sun was a blazing white eye.’
    • ‘In the desert courses you'll see the blazing sun causing heat waves on the road and an excellent long range blur effect.’
    • ‘There was a cold air about her, even in the blazing heat of the sun.’
    • ‘The dangers were highlighted as a 60p lighter combined with the blazing heat of the sun to destroy the interior of a car.’
    • ‘Chris pulled his friend Josh outside into the blazing hot sun.’
    • ‘The bare interiors and golden dust in the blazing heat outside are still lives in this visually captivating movie.’
    • ‘It's exciting to conquer the road and terrains under the blazing heat of the sun when you are ready with best motorcycle parts and accessories!’
    • ‘The personnel in most major bases missed the flares of re-entry heat against the blazing sun.’
    • ‘He also commented on the lack of moisturiser as his skin burned, peeled and then peeled again in the blazing sun.’
    • ‘In the blazing noonday sun, they linger in bus stops, near temples, hotels, supermarkets and glitzy shops fronts.’
    • ‘As the sun set, the blazing heat dissipated to be replace by chilling winds that whipped at the Traveler's clothes and cut down to his bones.’
    hot, sweltering, sultry, scorching, boiling, parching, sizzling, roasting, burning, blistering, tropical, stifling, suffocating, oppressive
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    1. 1.1 (of an argument) very heated.
      ‘she had a blazing row with Eddie and stormed out’
      • ‘A blazing argument ensued, and we finally, albeit grudgingly, compromised on a plan to leave the next day, in the late afternoon.’
      • ‘Timeshare sales representatives Wren and Brown are accused of dumping Hayden on a balcony at their apartment block during what police described as a blazing, drunken row.’
      • ‘Yes, we still had arguments, sometimes blazing rows, but knowing we were in this for the long haul, we sat down and talked about it - and I mean really talked.’
      • ‘The sisters then started a blazing row with the judges.’
      • ‘Still, Dale and Sheree had a blazing row about his sexuality.’
      • ‘Wimbledon Magistrates' Court in south-west London heard that he had driven after drinking following a blazing row with his son Calum.’
      • ‘The radio alarm came and went, I dozed back off (dreaming of having a blazing row with my mother for some reason).’
      • ‘The row began before Christmas when Councillor Jarvis threatened to resign after a blazing argument with a senior official during a meeting.’
      • ‘The couple were said to have had several blazing rows after Thomson confessed to the threesome while filming episodes of Cold Feet in Australia.’
      • ‘Most of us have had a blazing argument with our partner at some time.’
      • ‘Maguire reveals she had a blazing row with a priest who heard her confession in prison, because she would not ask for forgiveness for the offences for which she was convicted.’
      • ‘Our conversation turned into a blazing argument, about politics, the law, socialism, capitalism, you name it.’
      • ‘Smith, 62, left the guard with a bleeding hand after a blazing pre-Christmas row at the checkout of a convenience store in Wythenshawe.’
      • ‘Sources claim the couple - who married last September after a whirlwind romance - have been having blazing rows and are on the verge of separating..’
      • ‘‘If you find your child drunk, the last thing they need there and then is a huge, blazing row,’ she says.’
      • ‘The KLF didn't just walk away from fame, they had a blazing row with it and then stormed out of the house swearing all kinds of revenge.’
      • ‘Its life is about short-term conflicts, blazing rows in the pub, so to speak, mysterious plots and unfathomable motivations.’
      • ‘Everyone stared at me while I was having a blazing quarrel with my father.’
      • ‘In the absence of either a big beast or big ideas there is one more thing which can catch the public imagination during an election campaign - a blazing row.’
      • ‘There has been a series of public outbursts, the most recent being a blazing row between Independent councillor Chris Jarvis and interim manager Andrew Flockhart.’
      shining, light, brilliant, vivid, dazzling, beaming, intense, glaring
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