how to pronounce scorch


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

“… that scorch everything fire chiefs from …”

meanings of scorch


  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.


  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.

scorch frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word scorch occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics scorch can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that scorch can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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