Complete Definition of "swelter"

English
Pronunciation
audio|en-us-swelter.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɛltə(r)|-ɛltə(r)

Etymology
OE. sweltan

Verb
en-verb

#intransitive To suffer terribly from intense heat.
#intransitive To perspire greatly from heat.

Noun
en-noun

#Intense heat.
#:The summer swelter did not relent until late in September, most years.

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