Synonyms for blister

Grammar : Noun
Spell : blis-ter
Phonetic Transcription : ˈblɪs tər

Top 10 synonyms for blister Other synonyms for the word blister

Définition of blister

Origin :
  • c.1300, perhaps via Old French blestre "blister, lump, bump," from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse blastr "a blowing," dative blæstri "swelling"), or from Middle Dutch blyster "swelling;" perhaps from PIE *bhlei- "to blow, swell," extension of root *bhel- (2) "to blow, inflate, swell;" see bole.
  • noun swelling
Example sentences :
  • Do not place the spit too near the fire, lest the skin should burn and blister.
  • Extract from : « Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches » by Eliza Leslie
  • A blister should be employed as soon as possible, and mild emollient injections of gruel or barley water, till stools be obtained.
  • Extract from : « The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, » by Mary Eaton
  • For the pain in the head, a blister to the nape of the neck.
  • Extract from : « North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826 » by Various
  • If I have a sore throat, it would be useless to blister you for it: that is his idea.
  • Extract from : « The Soul of a People » by H. Fielding
  • His face was yellowing again, under the blister of sun and alkali.
  • Extract from : « Warrior Gap » by Charles King
  • The first impulse of every one is to pull it off, which is followed by a blister.
  • Extract from : « Notes and Queries, Number 185, May 14, 1853 » by Various
  • He watched it blister and writhe as though it had been a living thing.
  • Extract from : « The Letter of the Contract » by Basil King
  • There's times, you know, when two is bliss, but a third is a blister.
  • Extract from : « Torchy, Private Sec. » by Sewell Ford
  • I've got a blister on my foot; one of my boots is horribly large.
  • Extract from : « Virgin Soil » by Ivan S. Turgenev
  • It is this membrane which protrudes like a blister from the tissues.
  • Extract from : « Scientific American Supplement, No. 664, September 22,1888 » by Various
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