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burn

interjection

  • exclamation upon hearing a particularly witty or impressive insult.
    BURN!

    Last edited on Mar 08 2010. Submitted by Dom from Lakebay, WA, USA on Mar 10 2002.

noun

  • a witty or otherwise impressive insult, often delivered in front of a group of people.
    Damn! Nice burn.
    • See more words with the same meaning: an insult.

    Last edited on Mar 08 2010. Submitted by Dom from Lakebay, WA, USA on Mar 10 2002.

verb - intransitive

  • to smoke marijuana.
    Let's get a dime bag so we can burn tonight.
    Do you burn?

    Last edited on Dec 15 2010. Submitted by Mostafa S. from Boston, MA, USA on Feb 23 1999.

  • to smoke a cigarette.
    I'm gonna go burn.

    Last edited on Dec 15 2010. Submitted by Sheena from PA, USA on Feb 06 2000.

  • to have a talent for cooking.
    Man, your mother sure can burn!

    Last edited on Dec 15 2010. Submitted by hawkeye c. from Harlem, New York, NY, USA on Aug 20 2004.

  • to have a sexually transmitted disease.
    I heard James was burning.

    Last edited on Dec 15 2010. Submitted by Key on Mar 21 2006.

verb - transitive

  • to smoke any substance.
    Let's burn a joint.

    Last edited on Dec 15 2010. Submitted by jesse from Hawaii, USA on Feb 12 2000.

  • to insult in a witty or impressive manner, often in front of a group of people.
    You just got burned!

    Last edited on Jul 19 2011. Submitted by Ace F. from Corpus Christi, TX, USA on Dec 22 2001.

  • to soundly defeat.
    The competition got burned.

    Last edited on Dec 15 2010. Submitted by Zach K. from Lexington, MA, USA on Mar 11 2003.

  • to fake-out someone in basketball.
    You just got burned.

    Last edited on Dec 15 2010. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 11 2004.

  • to swindle, scam, or cheat.
    Never play poker with Jim - you'll always get burned.

    Last edited on Dec 15 2010. Submitted by Tony F. from Ann Arbor, MI, USA on Feb 21 2005.

  • to yell at.
    He just got burned by his girlfriend.

    Last edited on Dec 15 2010. Submitted by Danielle G. from Wisconsin, USA on Jul 01 2005.

  • to write data to optical media such as a CD or DVD.
    Could you burn me a copy of that movie?

    Last edited on Dec 15 2010. Submitted by Julie V. from Monterey, CA, USA on Oct 24 2005.

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burn a bridge

verb

  • to ruin a relationship. Usually used in the business sense.
    Always avoid burning a bridge if you can avoid it. And you can almost always avoid it.
    On my last day, I sent a "screw off" email to everybody in the office. I think I burned that bridge.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

    Citation from "The Best Christmas Story Never Told", American Dad! (TV), Season 2 Episode 9 (2006) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Mar 03 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Mar 03 2013.

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burn a mule

verb

  • to defecate. Implies a very pungent and smelly bowel movement.
    He's in the bathroom burning a mule.

    Last edited on Dec 13 2002. Submitted by Gene S. from Hammond, IN, USA on Dec 13 2002.

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burn boy

  • a male pot-head. From the movie Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.
    Go peddle your wares elsewhere, Burn Boy.

    Last edited on May 06 2011. Submitted by swburke from Bowling Green, KY, USA on Feb 23 2003.

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burn bridges

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burned

adjective

  • having smoked so much marijuana that a person is slow, dumb, or act like they are under the influence when they aren't. Usually someone who has been smoking on a regular basis for several years. Pronounced burnt.
    Jimmy wouldn't be so burned if he hadn't been smoking since he was ten.

    Last edited on Aug 25 2013. Submitted by Stephanie B. from Washington, DC, USA on Oct 23 2002.

  • angry.
    She is burned today.

    Last edited on Mar 08 2010. Submitted by Danielle G. from Wisconsin, USA on Jul 01 2005.

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burninate

  • to burn. From the web-based animated cartoon Homestar Runner.

    Last edited on Oct 03 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

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