(noun, verb)


1. The condition of being parched.


1. cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat

- The sun parched the earth

Similar word(s): sear

Definition categories: change, dry

Sentences with parch as a verb:

- The sun today could parch cement.

- The patient's mouth is parched from fever.

- We're parched, hon. Could you send up an ale from the cooler?

- The locals watched, amused, as the tourists parched in the sun, having neglected to apply sunscreen or bring water.