(adjective, verb)


1. treated by heating to a high temperature but below the melting or fusing point

Similar word(s): treated, burnt

2. destroyed or badly damaged by fire

- a row of burned houses

- a burned-over site in the forest

Similar word(s): destroyed, burnt

3. ruined by overcooking

Similar word(s): cooked, burnt


1. simple past tense of burn

2. past participle of burn