Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A period of unusually hot weather.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A period of exceptionally hot weather.
  • n. Three consecutive days with daytime high temperature of 90 degrees Fahrenheit or higher.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a wave of unusually hot weather


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.