Definition for charred

adjective as in burned

Strongest match


Strong matches

blistered, branded, burnt, cauterized, parched, scalded, seared, singed

adjective as in burnt

adjective as in overdone

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burned, scorched


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Example Sentences

The torn bread develops a mix of crispy and soft textures as the fat renders onto it before a quick run under the broiler, which also adds an enticing kiss of char to the potatoes.

Imagine waking up to find a guy who looks like a tech startup employee eating your charred crispy leg.

Fourteen years on, the wooden stairs and ceiling are still charred, and the walls are studded with clusters of bullet holes.

According to reports at the time, their charred corpses were discovered two months later.

Like bourbon, rye must be aged in charred oak barrels for at least two years.

He reaches in—and pulls out the charred bagel, one half at a time.

Charred beams and blackened walls showed stark and gaunt in the glow of a smoldering mass of wreckage.

And when Henry found her, she was just rolling the charred balls out onto the flat stones.

Eusebius speaks of the charred remains of Polycarp as more precious than the richest jewels, and more tried than gold.

Then he took a match and burned the original drawing until it was but charred black ashes.

I had expected to find quantities of charred black paper, with possibly some fragments of binding, and was quite incredulous.

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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to charred, such as: scorched, blistered, branded, burnt, null, and parched.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.