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
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.