- burnt1 [bə:nt US bə:rnt] v especially BrEthe past tense and past participle of ↑burnburnt 2burnt2 S3 adj1.) damaged or hurt by burning▪ burnt toast2.) burnt offeringa) something that is offered as a gift to a god by being burnt on an ↑altarb) BrE humorous food that you accidentally burnt while you were cooking it
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.