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Verb: singe (singeing)  sinj
  1. Burn superficially or lightly
    "I singed my eyebrows"
     
  2. Become superficially burned
    "my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames";
    - scorch, sear
Noun: singe  sinj
  1. A surface burn
    - scorch

Derived forms: singeing, singed, singes

Type of: blacken, burn, char, combust, scorch, sear

Encyclopedia: Singe