(noun, verb)


1. a charred substance

Definition categories: substance, carbon

2. a human female employed to do housework

- the char will clean the carpet

Similar word(s): charwoman, woman

Definition categories: person, cleaner

3. any of several small trout-like fish of the genus Salvelinus

Similar word(s): charr

Definition categories: animal, salmonid

Sentences with char as a noun:

- I had to scrub the kitchen today, because the char couldn't come.

- “Among other native delicacies, they give you fresh char.”


1. burn to charcoal

- Without a drenching rain, the forest fire will char everything

Similar word(s): coal

Definition categories: weather, burn, combust

2. burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color

- The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece

Similar word(s): blacken, scorch, sear

Definition categories: change, burn