Definition of blazing in English:



  • 1Very hot.

    ‘the delicious cool of marble corridors after the blazing heat outside’
    • ‘In the blazing noonday sun, they linger in bus stops, near temples, hotels, supermarkets and glitzy shops fronts.’
    • ‘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!’
    • ‘They had to sit on the plane, minus its air conditioning, for two hours in blazing heat while the technical problem was looked at’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘With the sun at its blazing best, can the thirst busters be far behind?’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The bare interiors and golden dust in the blazing heat outside are still lives in this visually captivating movie.’
    • ‘There was a gentle, cooling breeze off the waterfront to balance the heat from the blazing sun.’
    • ‘It was a fun way to pass the time, though, until lunch under the heat of the blazing sun.’
    • ‘The personnel in most major bases missed the flares of re-entry heat against the blazing sun.’
    • ‘As a blazing summer sun anointed Wembley Stadium, superstars were instructed to leave their egos at the door.’
    • ‘It was a hot Thursday near the end of August; the sun was a blazing white eye.’
    • ‘As the morning rehearsal stretches into the blazing heat of the afternoon, we hear an announcement from down the hill.’
    • ‘The boatmen were sitting under a tree, out of the blazing heat.’
    • ‘He toured a 17th century fort in blazing heat as he made his first official engagement in Oman after a tour of India.’
    • ‘In the desert courses you'll see the blazing sun causing heat waves on the road and an excellent long range blur effect.’
    • ‘He also commented on the lack of moisturiser as his skin burned, peeled and then peeled again in the blazing sun.’
    • ‘Chris pulled his friend Josh outside into the blazing hot sun.’
    • ‘Farmer Peter MacSporran has proved more resilient even than the crops he has managed to grow under the blazing African sun.’
    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’
      • ‘The radio alarm came and went, I dozed back off (dreaming of having a blazing row with my mother for some reason).’
      • ‘Its life is about short-term conflicts, blazing rows in the pub, so to speak, mysterious plots and unfathomable motivations.’
      • ‘Sources claim the couple - who married last September after a whirlwind romance - have been having blazing rows and are on the verge of separating..’
      • ‘Most of us have had a blazing argument with our partner at some time.’
      • ‘Our conversation turned into a blazing argument, about politics, the law, socialism, capitalism, you name it.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Still, Dale and Sheree had a blazing row about his sexuality.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Wimbledon Magistrates' Court in south-west London heard that he had driven after drinking following a blazing row with his son Calum.’
      • ‘‘If you find your child drunk, the last thing they need there and then is a huge, blazing row,’ she says.’
      • ‘The sisters then started a blazing row with the judges.’
      • ‘The row began before Christmas when Councillor Jarvis threatened to resign after a blazing argument with a senior official during a meeting.’
      • ‘Smith, 62, left the guard with a bleeding hand after a blazing pre-Christmas row at the checkout of a convenience store in Wythenshawe.’
      • ‘The couple were said to have had several blazing rows after Thomson confessed to the threesome while filming episodes of Cold Feet in Australia.’
      • ‘Everyone stared at me while I was having a blazing quarrel with my father.’
      • ‘A blazing argument ensued, and we finally, albeit grudgingly, compromised on a plan to leave the next day, in the late afternoon.’
      shining, light, brilliant, vivid, dazzling, beaming, intense, glaring
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