Definition of 'parched'
See also: parch
- dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight; "a vast desert all adust"; "land lying baked in the heat"; "parched soil"; "the earth was scorched and bare"; "sunbaked salt flats"
Synonyms: adust baked scorched sunbaked
- toasted or roasted slightly; "parched corn was a staple of the Indian diet"