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Meaning of SMOLDERING

Pronunciation:  sm'owlduring

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  burning slowly without flame; "smoldering embers"
  2. [adj]  showing scarcely suppressed anger; "her tone was...conversational although...her eyes were smoldering"- James Hensel
 

SMOLDERING is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: angry, live, smouldering
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Smol"der*ing\, Smouldering \Smoul"der*ing\, a.
Being in a state of suppressed activity; quiet but not dead.

      Some evil chance Will make the smoldering scandal break
      and blaze.                               --Tennyson.

 

 

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