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Definitions for torrid
ˈtɔr ɪd, ˈtɒr-tor·rid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ardent, fervent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torrid(adj)

    characterized by intense emotion

    "ardent love"; "an ardent lover"; "a fervent desire to change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory"; "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair"

  2. torrid(adj)

    emotionally charged and vigorously energetic

    "a torrid dance"; "torrid jazz bands"; "hot trumpets and torrid rhythms"

  3. torrid(adj)

    extremely hot

    "the torrid noonday sun"; "sultry sands of the dessert"


  1. torrid(Adjective)

    Very hot and dry.

  2. torrid(Adjective)

    Full of intense emotions arising from sexual love; ardent and passionate.

  3. torrid(Adjective)

    Full of difficulty.

  4. Origin: From torridus, from torrere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Torrid(adj)

    parched; dried with heat; as, a torrid plain or desert

  2. Torrid(adj)

    violenty hot; drying or scorching with heat; burning; parching


  1. Torrid

    Torrid is an American retail chain owned by Hot Topic. The store offers plus-size clothing and accessories for women and teenage girls sizes 12 - 26. Torrid began operations in April 2001. The first location opened in the Brea Mall in Brea, California. Torrid currently has over 170 stores in operation across 36 states in the United States of America.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Torrid

    tor′id, adj. burning or parching: violently hot: dried with heat.—ns. Torrid′ity, Torr′idness.—Torrid zone, the broad belt round the earth betwixt the tropics, on either side of the equator. [L. torridustorrēre, to burn.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of torrid in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of torrid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of torrid in a Sentence

  1. Kevin Van Trump:

    The Chinese continue to book U.S. soybean cargos at a torrid pace.

  2. Lorne Baring:

    The possibility that China is stabilising is reassuring markets after a torrid couple of months at the beginning of the year.

  3. David Paleologos:

    Senator Amy Klobuchar is setting a torrid pace for Democrats in Minnesota, senator Amy Klobuchar popularity may impact other Democrats on the ballot, who can benefit from her' Klobuchar Coattails.'.

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