- a small bubble-like elevation of the skin filled with serum, produced as a reaction to a burn, mechanical irritation, etc
- NZ slang a rebuke
- to have or cause to have blisters
- (transitive) to attack verbally with great scorn or sarcasm
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
blis•ter /ˈblɪstɚ/USA pronunciation n.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
blis•ter (blis′tər),USA pronunciation n.
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blister /ˈblɪstə/ n
'blister' also found in these entries:
Spanish fly - bladder - blain - bleb - blister beetle - blister copper - blister gas - blister pack - blister rust - blister steel - blistering - blistery - blot - break - bubble card - bubble pack - cantharides - cloque - cold sore - epispastic - ethyldichloroarsine - fever blister - frostbite - lesion - lewisite - malanders - meloid - oil beetle - phlyctena - pimple copper - pustulant - pustulate - pustule - raise - rise - sap - scorch - vesica - vesicant - vesicate - vesicle - water blister
Collocations: a blister pack of [pills, medication], [store, pack, buy] meat in a blister pack, have a blister on my [foot, finger, hand], more...
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