Definition of blazing in English:



  • 1Very hot:

    ‘the delicious cool of marble corridors after the blazing heat outside’
    • ‘Farmer Peter MacSporran has proved more resilient even than the crops he has managed to grow under the blazing African sun.’
    • ‘In the desert courses you'll see the blazing sun causing heat waves on the road and an excellent long range blur effect.’
    • ‘In the blazing noonday sun, they linger in bus stops, near temples, hotels, supermarkets and glitzy shops fronts.’
    • ‘The dangers were highlighted as a 60p lighter combined with the blazing heat of the sun to destroy the interior of a car.’
    • ‘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 boatmen were sitting under a tree, out of the blazing heat.’
    • ‘It was a hot Thursday near the end of August; the sun was a blazing white eye.’
    • ‘The bare interiors and golden dust in the blazing heat outside are still lives in this visually captivating movie.’
    • ‘He also commented on the lack of moisturiser as his skin burned, peeled and then peeled again in the blazing sun.’
    • ‘It was a fun way to pass the time, though, until lunch under the heat of the blazing sun.’
    • ‘With the sun at its blazing best, can the thirst busters be far behind?’
    • ‘They had to sit on the plane, minus its air conditioning, for two hours in blazing heat while the technical problem was looked at’
    • ‘Chris pulled his friend Josh outside into the blazing hot sun.’
    • ‘There was a gentle, cooling breeze off the waterfront to balance the heat from the blazing sun.’
    • ‘There was a cold air about her, even in the blazing heat of the 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.’
    • ‘As the morning rehearsal stretches into the blazing heat of the afternoon, we hear an announcement from down the hill.’
    • ‘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!’
    • ‘He toured a 17th century fort in blazing heat as he made his first official engagement in Oman after a tour of India.’
    hot, sweltering, sultry, scorching, boiling, parching, sizzling, roasting, blazing, 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 sisters then started a blazing row with the judges.’
      • ‘The radio alarm came and went, I dozed back off (dreaming of having a blazing row with my mother for some reason).’
      • ‘The couple were said to have had several blazing rows after Thomson confessed to the threesome while filming episodes of Cold Feet in Australia.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘‘If you find your child drunk, the last thing they need there and then is a huge, blazing row,’ she says.’
      • ‘Smith, 62, left the guard with a bleeding hand after a blazing pre-Christmas row at the checkout of a convenience store in Wythenshawe.’
      • ‘A blazing argument ensued, and we finally, albeit grudgingly, compromised on a plan to leave the next day, in the late afternoon.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Its life is about short-term conflicts, blazing rows in the pub, so to speak, mysterious plots and unfathomable motivations.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Still, Dale and Sheree had a blazing row about his sexuality.’
      • ‘The row began before Christmas when Councillor Jarvis threatened to resign after a blazing argument with a senior official during a meeting.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Everyone stared at me while I was having a blazing quarrel with my father.’
      • ‘Our conversation turned into a blazing argument, about politics, the law, socialism, capitalism, you name it.’
      • ‘Wimbledon Magistrates' Court in south-west London heard that he had driven after drinking following a blazing row with his son Calum.’
      • ‘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.’
      shining, light, brilliant, vivid, blazing, dazzling, beaming, intense, glaring
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