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English definition of “burnt out”

burnt out

adjective uk   us  

burnt out adjective (FIRE)

describes a building or vehicle that has been badly damaged by fire: After the fire the factory was completely burnt out. [before noun] a burnt-out shell

burnt out adjective (TIRED)

ill or very tired from working too hard
(Definition of burnt out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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