having blisters, as paint or glass.

1735–45; blister + -y1 Unabridged
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blister (ˈblɪstə)
1.  a small bubble-like elevation of the skin filled with serum, produced as a reaction to a burn, mechanical irritation, etc
2.  a swelling containing air or liquid, as on a painted surface
3.  a transparent dome or any bulge on the fuselage of an aircraft, such as one used for observation
4.  slang an irritating person
5.  slang (NZ) a rebuke
6.  to have or cause to have blisters
7.  (tr) to attack verbally with great scorn or sarcasm
[C13: from Old French blestre, probably from Middle Dutch bluyster blister; see blast]

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Example sentences
However, there are many other ways to enjoy the snowy, blistery atmosphere.
It is a bright and blistery morning in the country, and a van is making its way towards the main road.
Shingles causes a painful, red, and sometimes blistery rash to form on the body or face.
Shingles is a painful blistery rash, which usually shows up in a narrow band on one side of the body.
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