burnt-out

UK / US adjective
1) a burnt-out building or vehicle has had everything inside it destroyed by fire

a burnt-out truck

2) someone who is burnt-out is very tired and has no energy, usually because of too much work or worry

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • burnt-out — ADJ: usu ADJ n Burnt out vehicles or buildings have been so badly damaged by fire that they can no longer be used. ...a burnt out car. (in AM and sometimes in BRIT, use burned out) …   English dictionary

  • ˌburnt-ˈout — adj 1) a burnt out building or vehicle has had everything inside it destroyed by fire 2) someone who is burnt out is very tired and has no energy, usually because of too much work or worry …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • burnt out — ↑burned out variant spelling of ↑burned out …   Useful english dictionary

  • burnt-out — adjective see burned out …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • burnt-out — /berrnt owt /, adj. burned out. * * * …   Universalium

  • burnt out — adj. worn out, exhausted, frayed …   English contemporary dictionary

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