burned vs burnt

burned burnt


  • 1) Past participle of burn
  • 2) Simple past of burn.
  • 3) See burnt.
  • 4) obsolete Burnished.


  • 1) destroyed or badly damaged by fire
  • 2) ruined by overcooking
  • 3) treated by heating to a high temperature but below the melting or fusing point
  • 4) Simple past tense and past participle of burn.
  • 5) Consumed or scorched by fire.
  • 6) Crumbly, and partly or entirely unweldable, from having been raised to too high a temperature in contact with the air: said of iron and steel. The nature of the change which the metal undergoes is not yet clearly understood.
  • 7) Consumed with, or as with, fire; scorched or dried, as with fire or heat; baked or hardened in the fire or the sun.
  • 8) a black, powdery fungus which destroys grain. See Smut.
  • 9) something offered and burnt on an altar, as an atonement for sin; a sacrifice. The offerings of the Jews were a clean animal, as an ox, a calf, a goat, or a sheep; or some vegetable substance, as bread, or ears of wheat or barley. Called also burnt sacrifice.


  • 1) Ted was biting his lip and pushing aside a piece of the burned stuff on his plate.
  • 2) He was killed a few days later in Derbyshire when his van hit a petrol tanker and he was burned to death.
  • 3) For me to be near him was like holding a previously burned hand near a.
  • 4) “Very well,” I said, rubbing the word burned onto my wrist.
  • 5) I remembered the word burned into that heart at Fountain Square.
  • 6) The word burned his mouth, but Vionne could think of no other.
  • 7) “Akrep,” spat the Aga Khan, as if the name burned in his mouth.
  • 8) He had decided, the phrase burned with the implication that she had no say in the matter.
  • 9) ‘The bread is burned; Paul hides the burned bread from his mother and continues giving Miriam her French lesson.’
  • 10) ‘When you have burned them well, cut off the burned skin together with the spines, and all the meat remains.’
  • 11) ‘His project was a burned pound cake, but it looked burnt and the lemon topping was watered down.’
  • 12) ‘One section of palisade was burned, and within the burned remains were numerous flint arrowheads, possibly used as ‘fire arrows’.’
  • 13) ‘His skin blackens until it begins to feel away, turning to dust, leaving just the burned black bone underneath, the inverted pentagram burning red on the skull.’
  • 14) ‘We had some burned victims pass us, but it was calm.’
  • 15) ‘There were survivors with burned skin hanging from their bodies.’
  • 16) ‘You don't want a lumpy, starchy gravy or a burned roux.’
  • 17) ‘And burned lips turn to sandpaper or, worse, can produce blisters.’
  • 18) ‘The burned and charred hulks, lined up on a rear lot at the San Gabriel Valley dealership, looked like they'd been flown out of Mogadishu.’
  • 19) ‘He makes versions of famous images out of any material at home: cracked porcelain, burned wood scraps, chunks of old books.’
  • 20) ‘Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger just recently toured the devastation, toured the burned areas by helicopter.’
  • 21) ‘I scrape the burned part into the sink and eat the rest, buttered.’
  • 22) ‘He was the burned guy, the mangled guy - that didn't look anything like him!’
  • 23) ‘Streets are still littered with the blackened hulls of burned cars.’
  • 24) ‘The concession stand sat at the back of the lobby and if some new kid happened to be on duty, the place probably smelled of burned popcorn.’
  • 25) ‘The evidence of God's wrath was the blocks upon blocks of burned buildings we supposedly brought on ourselves.’
  • 26) ‘Earl Hecker sat outside the room where nurses were applying white antimicrobial cream to burned soldiers.’
  • 27) ‘At the site of one ambush there was a festive air as a large group of boys banged away at the burned carcass of an abandoned U.S. vehicle.’
  • 28) ‘Too much heat means the skins at the bottom of the still will start to burn and your entire batch will be marred by the burned flavors.’
  • 29) ‘I am not the cook Grandma was and I’ve had to save quite a few meals using Grandma’s tip to get the burned taste out of food.’
  • 30) ‘Too often the exterior of an encrusted entrée gets a tad scorched in the pan, lending a burned taste to an otherwise fine piece of fish or fowl.’
  • 31) ‘Caramel usually is more or less burned sugar, so what is burnt caramel like?’
  • 32) ‘This great burnt sugar icing recipe is from my husband's grandmother.’
  • 33) ‘Cook until the burnt sugar mixes in with the cream and sugar and pour into a saucepan.’
  • 34) ‘Burnt orange and white are the official colors of the university.’
  • 35) ‘This rustic looking candleholder is finished in hues of red, green, brown and burnt yellow on glass with a rust brown metal base.’
  • 36) ‘Cottons are used such as Turkey red and Balkan blue and Mandarin yellow, with a good deal of burned orange and black.’


  • 1) Key colours are brown and grey with splashes of burnt orange.
  • 2) For a less conventional colour scheme, she suggests focusing on subtle autumn hues such as plum or burnt orange, with flecks of gold.
  • 3) YOU would have to eat 320 slices of burnt toast a day to make any significant increase to your cancer risk, an expert claims.
  • 4) We were visiting homes and hospitals to see football fans who had been badly burnt.
  • 5) You do not want a burnt offering.
  • 6) The figures burnt bright green on the thermal footage that was beamed to the advancing forces.
  • 7) What does a farmer with burnt fingers do?
  • 8) One of his simplest recipes is for burnt oranges with a sugar and rosemary crust.
  • 9) To us it smells like burnt chilli and it is slightly unusual.
  • 10) This was not the first time publishers had had their fingers burnt.
  • 11) The wind carried the sickly smell of burnt flesh and the chemical smell of the fires.
  • 12) Nor is there any point in throwing serious money at this kind of burnt offering.
  • 13) burnt toast has a bitter taste and a preference for such a flavour has been linked to being judgmental.
  • 14) Firefighters found the burnt body of a third woman when they were called to an apartment building ten miles to the south.
  • 15) One piece of toast that I burnt.
  • 16) There was a pervasive smell in the gallery, of wood polish, burnt toast and lingering coffee fumes.
  • 17) Once a week my friends and I would strip off layers of burnt skin and weigh them to see who shed the most.
  • 18) With those 'records of the past,' which my old friend Stillinghast ought to have _eaten_ up years ago, you have burnt up legacies to orphans, benefactions to widows, and many noble charities with it -- _if it was burnt_, "added Mr. Fielding.
  • 19) We wouldn't ever use the term burnt but we have, as I mentioned, investments and receivables in increase there of about $8 million in this first quarter as our sales have gone up to $75 million from I think about $65 or $66 million in the fourth quarter of '08.

Use Linguix everywhere you write

Be productive and efficient, no matter where and what you write!

Linguix Apps

Get audience-specific corrections, access statistics, and view readability scores.

Browser Extensions

Get your writing checked on millions of websites, including Gmail, Facebook, and Google Docs.

Linguix Keyboard

Make your content read and look better on mobile.

MS Office add-ins

Download Linguix for Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook to check grammar, punctuation, and style instantly right in your documents.

This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy