Definition of sweltering:
- heating (part of speech: verb)
- hot (part of speech: adjective)
I was glad of my Australian hat and light khaki uniform as I rode along the ranks of the sweltering infantry; the Scotch in their small glengarrys, the artillery with their old- fashioned forage caps, all were smothered in dust.- "The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon", Josť Maria Gordon.
- "Caribbee", Thomas Hoover.
- "The Whirligig of Time", Wayland Wells Williams.