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Definition of a burn

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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Slang terms with the same meaning

Other terms relating to 'an insult':

Definitions include: an unkind joke or tease.
Definitions include: to make fun of.
Definitions include: to insult.
Definitions include: offensive speech about another person.
Definitions include: a "compliment" with a buried insult.

Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: "screenshot".
Definitions include: shortened form of "message".
Definitions include: software still under copyright, but which is no longer distributed, sold, or supported.
Definitions include: to vomit
Definitions include: acronym for "You there?" i.e. "Are you there?"
Definitions include: acronym for "off-topic".
Definitions include: "penetration tester".
Definitions include: with heavy usage.
Definitions include: acronym for "oh, I see".
Definitions include: acronym for "not work safe".
Definitions include: "never mind".
Definitions include: acronym for "best friend(s) forever".
Definitions include: to hack, with the result being something quickly and sloppily created, or modified to solve a particular problem.
Definitions include: to hack, with the result being something quickly and sloppily created, or modified to solve a particular problem.
Definitions include: a computer system.

Other terms relating to 'exclamations (list of)':

Definitions include: exclamation of alarm / amazement.
Definitions include: "fo shizzle my nizzle", i.e. "for sure my nigga".
Definitions include: part of a general strong exclamation.
Definitions include: exclamation of surprise.
Definitions include: excla,action of happiness or excitement.
Definitions include: "no."
Definitions include: general exclamation.
Definitions include: exclamation of frustration.
Definitions include: an emphatic "yes".
Definitions include: interjection used to wake someone up.
Definitions include: a general exclamation.
Definitions include: exclamatory statement.
Definitions include: "shit".
Definitions include: to vomit.
Definitions include: suffix used to add emphasis to nearly any word.

Other terms relating to 'to insult, complain, criticize':

Definitions include: put one down; criticize.
Definitions include: to criticize; "get on (one's) case".
Definitions include: to disrespect or mistreat.
Definitions include: a friend.
Definitions include: misspelling of "ream".
Definitions include: to attack, beat up.
Definitions include: to be jealous of something or someone.
Definitions include: Most uses of "shit" also work with "crap", except where noted below.
Definitions include: an unkind joke or tease.
Definitions include: the noun senses of "crap" are mostly a subset of the uses of "shit."
Definitions include: to complain, scold, or nag.
Definitions include: to masturbate, especially male masturbation.
Definitions include: to sass.
Definitions include: to lie to; deceive.
Definitions include: to chastise.

Other terms relating to 'to take advantage of, cheat, trick':

Definitions include: to be on the receiving end of anal sex.
Definitions include: police.
Definitions include: to defraud; "swindle".
Definitions include: to yell at.
Definitions include: derogatory command that means roughly "Go get fucked!"
Definitions include: defecating in the tank of a toilet, causing it to clog.
Definitions include: A juvenile who goes and does petty pranks and jokes in the neighborhood.
Definitions include: to have sex (with).
Definitions include: to take advantage of.
Definitions include: to steal.
Definitions include: to give someone something unexpected.
Definitions include: to mistreat.
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: to kid.
Definitions include: to defraud, swindle, or cheat and make lots of money. Also tunnel.

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Other terms relating to 'burn':

Definitions include: acronym for "burned out old fart".
Definitions include: to ruin a relationship.
Definitions include: to defecate. Implies a very pungent and smelly bowel movement.
Definitions include: a male pot-head.
Definitions include: See burn a bridge.
Definitions include: having smoked so much marijuana that a person is slow, dumb, or act like they are under the influence when they aren't.
Definitions include: permanently impaired from drug abuse.
Definitions include: in business jargon, a major crisis.
Definitions include: to engage in foreplay in which both (or all) participants keep their clothes on and "grind" sexually against each other.
Definitions include: to engage in foreplay in which both (or all) participants keep their clothes on and "grind" sexually against each other.
Definitions include: a notice from an intelligence agency saying that a person is unreliable.
Definitions include: a person who has ingested such a large quantity of drugs (often over an extended period of time)
Definitions include: to accelerate quickly in an automobile, such that the tires don't get traction with the ground and spin freely.
Definitions include: gonorrhea.
Definitions include: See burn a bridge.

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