how to pronounce scorch

/ˈskɔːɹtʃ/

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The above transcription of scorch is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

scorch is pronounced in one syllable

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skɔːɹtʃ

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An example use of scorch in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… get food in the Scorch Texas hellscape …”

meanings of scorch

verb:

  1. To move at high speed (so as to leave scorch marks on the ground, physically or figuratively).
  2. To wither, parch or destroy something by heat or fire, especially to make land or buildings unusable to an enemy.
  3. (To cause) to become scorched or singed.
  4. To burn the surface of something so as to discolour it.
  5. To ride a bicycle furiously on a public highway.
  6. To attack with bitter sarcasm or virulence.
  7. To burn; to destroy by, or as by, fire.

noun:

  1. A discolouration caused by heat.
  2. A slight or surface burn.
  3. Brown discoloration on the leaves of plants caused by heat, lack of water or by fungi.

words with pronunciation similar to scorch

scorcherscorchedswartsnortssnortsortstarchscratchscreechscored

words that rhyme with scorch

torchblowtorchporch

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