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EtymologyEdit

burn +‎ -t

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbɜːnt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbɜɹnt/
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VerbEdit

burnt

  1. (Commonwealth of Nations, Britain) simple past tense and past participle of burn

AdjectiveEdit

burnt (comparative more burnt, superlative most burnt)

  1. Damaged or injured by fire or heat.
  2. (of food) Carbonised.
    The toast was too burnt to eat.
  3. (of a person) Having a sunburn.
  4. (of a colour) Being darker than standard, especially browner.

Usage notesEdit

The word burnt as the simple past and past participle of burn is largely a UK usage, but the word burnt as an adjective is by no means restricted to the UK.

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