it’s a scorcher

Definition

It’s a scorcher is an idiom used to describe an extremely hot and uncomfortable day.

Examples

It’s so hot outside today, it’s a real scorcher!

I can’t believe how hot it is – it’s a scorcher!

After such a scorcher of a day, it’s nice to come home and relax in the air conditioning.

I don’t like going outside when it’s a scorcher – it’s just too hot!

This summer has been one scorcher after another.

Origin

The origin of this phrase is unclear, but it is believed to be from the late 19th century.

FAQs

Q

What does it mean when someone says “it’s a scorcher”?

A

This phrase is used to describe an extremely hot and uncomfortable day.