- make or become dry through intense heat；roast (corn, peas, etc.) lightly.
verb: parch, 3rd person present: parches, gerund or present participle: parching, past tense: parched, past participle: parched
- 1. make or become dry through intense heat a piece of grassland parched by the sun his crops parched during the last two summers
- ▪ roast (corn, peas, etc.) lightly.