Worder - English dictionary
Worder Dictionary

All English words - page 751

Meanings of Burley:

noun

A tobacco of a light-coloured variety which is grown mainly in kentucky, usa.

Usage examples:

Plant breeders have developed many good varieties and hybrids of burley tobacco, all of which are a…

Burlier

ˈbɜː.li

Meanings of Burlier:

adjective

(of a person) large and strong; heavily built.

Usage examples:

I saw a burly figure approaching

Meanings of Burliest:

adjective

(of a person) large and strong; heavily built.

Usage examples:

I saw a burly figure approaching

Meanings of Burlington:

proper noun

A city in southern canada, on lake ontario south-west of toronto; population 164,415 (est. 2006).

Burls

bɜːl

Meanings of Burls:

noun

A slub or lump in wool or cloth.

Usage examples:

Then the said third weft yarn preferably becomes a weft yarn situated between the successive pile b…

Meanings of Burly:

adjective

(of a person) large and strong; heavily built.

Usage examples:

I saw a burly figure approaching

Burman

ˈbəːmən

Meanings of Burman:

adjective

Another term for burmese (sense 1 of the noun).

Burmese

bɜːˈmiːz

Meanings of Burmese:

noun

A member of the largest ethnic group of burma (myanmar) in se asia.

Usage examples:

Ethnic burmese form the majority at 67.4%, and the remainder includes the shans, rakhines, mons, ch…
adjective

A native or inhabitant of burma.

Burn

bɜːn

Meanings of Burn:

verb

(of a fire) produce flames and heat while consuming a material such as coal or wood.

Usage examples:

A fire burned and crackled cheerfully in the grate
noun

An injury caused by exposure to heat or flame.

Usage examples:

He was treated in hospital for burns to his hands

Meanings of Burn one’s bridges:

phrase

Do something which makes it impossible to return to an earlier state.

Usage examples:

Suing someone is a pretty good way to burn your bridges

Burn out

bɜːn

Meanings of Burn out:

phrasal verb

Melt, break, or become otherwise unusable

Meanings of Burn the candle at both ends:

phrase

Go to bed late and get up early.

Usage examples:

We have been working long hours, burning the candle at both ends to meet the needs of people
idiom

To work or do other things from early in the morning until late at night and so get very little rest

Burn up

bɜːn

Meanings of Burn up:

phrasal verb

Burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire

Meanings of Burn your bridges:

idiom

If you are in a situation and you burn your boats/bridges, you destroy all possible ways of going back to that situation.

Meanings of Burn your fingers:

verb

To produce flames and heat

Usage examples:

[ i ] a fire still burned in the fireplace., [ i ] some new fuels burn more efficiently than gasoli…

Meanings of Burn-at-the-stake:

phrase

To kill someone by tying the person to a post and burning them

Usage examples:

He refused to convert and was burned at the stake., she was later tried for heresy and burned at th…

Meanings of Burn-down:

phrasal verb

Burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire

Meanings of Burn-through:

phrasal verb

To spend money quickly

Usage examples:

The company is continuing to burn through the money it raised from investors earlier this year.

Meanings of Burnable:

adjective

Consisting or made of material that is able to be burned or is suitable for burning.

Usage examples:

In 2000 switzerland closed all of its landfills to burnable waste

Burned

bɜːn

Meanings of Burned:

verb

(of a fire) produce flames and heat while consuming a material such as coal or wood.

Usage examples:

A fire burned and crackled cheerfully in the grate
adjective

Destroyed, damaged, or injured by heat or fire.

Usage examples:

Burned wood

Meanings of Burner:

noun

A person or thing that burns.

Usage examples:

Uphill walking is a great calorie-burner

Burners

ˈbɜː.nər

Meanings of Burners:

noun

A person or thing that burns.

Usage examples:

Uphill walking is a great calorie-burner

Burnet

ˈsæl.əd ˌbɜː.nɪt

Meanings of Burnet:

noun

A herbaceous plant of the rose family, with globular pinkish flower heads and leaves composed of many small leaflets.

Usage examples:

I use thyme, sage, rosemary, chives, basil, dill, sorrel, salad burnet, chervil, oregano and mint a…

Burnets

ˈbəːnɪt

Meanings of Burnets:

noun

A herbaceous plant of the rose family, with globular pinkish flower heads and leaves composed of many small leaflets.

Usage examples:

I use thyme, sage, rosemary, chives, basil, dill, sorrel, salad burnet, chervil, oregano and mint a…

Burning

bəːn

Meanings of Burning:

adjective

On fire.

Usage examples:

A burning building
verb

(of a fire) produce flames and heat while consuming a material such as coal or wood.

Usage examples:

A fire burned and crackled cheerfully in the grate

My Worder

Please register or authorize in order to use all the features of our service.

Random words from our English dictionary

Learn English words everywhere!

All our English words and phrases are available for learning for free in our mobile application.