burnt

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

burn +‎ -t

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbɜːnt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbɜɹnt/
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Verb[edit]

burnt

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

Adjective[edit]

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 notes[edit]

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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