- present participle of blister
blistering (comparative more blistering, superlative most blistering)
- Causing blisters
- Very hot
- Harsh or corrosive
- Very aggressive
2011 December 14, Angelique Chrisafis, “Rachida Dati accuses French PM of sexism and elitism”, in Guardian:
- Dati launched a blistering attack on the prime minister, François Fillon, under whom she served as justice minister, accusing him of sexism, elitism, arrogance and hindering the political advancement of ethnic minorities.
- Very fast
blistering (plural blisterings)
- (medicine, veterinary) The practice of forming blisters on the skin, to promote blood flow and aid healing.
- 1852, The American Journal of Homoeopathy (volumes 7-9, page 99)
- Inflammations are treated generally by allopathic practitioners by bleedings, blisterings, purgings, vomitings, Antimony and Mercury: and this is practised, more or less, with little variation, wherever the seat of the inflammation may be.