meaning of burnt

burnt meaning in General Dictionary

Consumed with or much like fire scorched or dried much like fire or temperature baked or hardened in fire or the sun

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  • treated by heating to a top temperature but below the melting or fusing point
  • destroyed or terribly harmed by fire
  • ruined by overcooking
  • of Burn
  • Consumed with, or much like, fire; scorched or dried out, much like fire or heat; baked or hardened in the fire or the sun.

burnt meaning in Etymology Dictionary

past participle adjective from alternate previous participle of burn (v.). Burnt providing (belated 14c.) is biblical (see Ex. xx:24, Mark xii:33).


burnt meaning in Sports Dictionary

takes place when a stone is touched unintentionally. (sport: Curling)


burnt meaning in General Dictionary

of Burn

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  • (p. p. & a.) Consumed with, or as with, fire; scorched or dried out, just like fire or temperature; baked or hardened into the fire or the sun.

Sentence Examples with the word burnt

In this room it was almost dark; only two tiny lamps were burning before the icons and there was a pleasant scent of flowers and burnt pastilles.

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