Meaning of BOILING in English

BOILING

— boilingly , adv.

/boy"ling/ , adj.

1. having reached the boiling point; steaming or bubbling up under the action of heat: boiling water.

2. fiercely churning or swirling: the boiling seas.

3. (of anger, rage, etc.) intense; fierce; heated.

adv.

4. to an extreme extent; very: August is usually boiling hot; boiling mad.

[ 1250-1300; ME. See BOIL 1 , -ING 2 ]

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