Definitions for scorcherˈskɔr tʃər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person or thing that scorches.
Informal. a very hot day.
something caustic or severe.
Origin of scorcher:
an extremely hot day
a very hard hit ball
One who, or that which, scorches.
A very hot day.
Tomorrow will be a scorcher, so carry water and use sunscreen if you're going out.
A very good goal, notably made with a very hard shot
What a scorcher! See the net reverberate!
Scorcher was the name of a football-themed British comic magazine published by IPC between January 1970 and June 1971. In July 1971, it joined with another football-themed comic, Score, to form Scorcher and SCORE, before finally merging into Tiger to become TIGER and Scorcher. The word Scorcher started with almost equal prominence to TIGER on the title page, but as usually happens with such mergers the title size was reduced in November 1975, and again in February 1978 before finally being dropped from the title of the comic after the issue dated 30 August 1980. Scorcher featured various well-known comic strips, such as Billy's Boots, Bobby of the Blues and Lags Eleven, a story about a prison football team. In addition, the Nipper story was absorbed from Score comic and Hot Shot Hamish made its first appearance in the Scorcher and SCORE period. Some of these stories later found homes in Roy of the Rovers in addition to Tiger. IPC Magazines, the publishers of Scorcher, always referred to it as a "paper" rather than a comic in its editorials, to distinguish it from more child oriented publications such as The Beano or The Dandy. In addition to its realistic and comedic football themed stories, it contained factual items about British professional football, and advertisements not only for contemporary toys, games and confectionary, but also others aimed at an older readership, such as for the Charles Atlas body building method, and recruitment advertisements for the Police, Royal Air Force and Royal Navy.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
A chauffeur in an all-fired hurry.
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