Blanch - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |blæntʃ|  American pronunciation of the word blanch
Brit.  |blɑːn(t)ʃ|  British pronunciation of the word blanch


- turn pale, as if in fear (syn: blench, pale)
- cook (vegetables) briefly (syn: parboil)


Blanch the potatoes before slicing them.

She blanched and remained silent when the store owner accused her of taking the money.

Age had blanched his hair.

He blanched at the sight of the mutilated corpse.

Till you would tin them, or in the terms of Art, blanch them.

Howsoever you mince it and blanch yourself over.

Blanch the peaches and remove the skins.

Patrick visibly blanched.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: blanch
he/she/it: blanches
present participle: blanching
past tense: blanched
past participle: blanched
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