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scorch

 
 
pronunciation:
skorch
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: scorches, scorching, scorched
definition 1: to burn slightly.
She scorched her blouse with the iron.
similar words:
blacken, blister, brown, burn, toast
definition 2: to dry out with heat.
The sun scorched a patch of grass in our lawn.
synonyms:
parch
similar words:
bake, burn, dehydrate, dry, shrivel, toast, wither
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a slight burn, or a mark left by it.
I don't want to wear the shirt with the scorch.