burn up

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

burn up

  1. (intransitive) To catch fire and burn until destroyed
    The rocket may burn up on reentry
  2. (transitive) To destroy by burning.
  3. (transitive) To anger; to annoy.
    His thoughtlessness really burns me up.