- a person or thing that scorches
- something severe or caustic
- Brit informal something remarkable
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- a person or thing that scorches.
- Informal Termsa very hot day:Tomorrow is supposed to be a scorcher.
- something caustic or severe:a scorcher of a critique.
- Informal Termsa person who drives extremely fast.
- Printinga device for drying and forming flong into a curve before casting.
- scorch + -er1 1835–45