Definitions of burnt

  1. Consumed with, or as with, fire; scorched or dried, as with fire or heat; baked or hardened in the fire or the sun. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. ruined by overcooking; "she served us underdone bacon and burnt buscuits" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. destroyed or badly damaged by fire; "a row of burned houses"; "a charred bit of burnt wood"; "barricaded the street with burnt-out cars" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Charred, destroyed, or affected by fire. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Treated with tire, as burnt wine. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. Of burn, which see. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for burnt

  1. The king was exceedingly angry when he heard all the cruel things his stepmother had done, and he gave orders that she should be burnt to death. – Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians by Woislav M. Petrovitch
  2. I am listening to the story of how Pauline burnt her arm." – Girls of the Forest by L. T. Meade