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singe

noun

1 singe

A surface burn.

synonym: scorch.

Dutch: schroeiplek



verb

1 singe

Burn superficially or lightly:
— I singed my eyebrows.

synonym: swinge.

Dutch: Swinge

2 singe

Become superficially burned:
— My eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames.

synonyms: scorch, sear.

Roget 384: heat, warm, chafe, stive, foment; make hot etc. 382; sun oneself, sunbathe.    go up in flames, burn to the ground (flame) 382.    ... show more


Moby thesaurus: attaint, bedaub, besmear, besmirch, besmoke, bestain, blacken, blaze, blister, blur, brand, burn, burn in, burn off, cast, cauterize, char, coal, crack, cupel ... show more.

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