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burner

1. noun A cell phone, usually prepaid, that one uses to avoid having their activities (often illicit or inappropriate ones) traced to them. The suspect's wife didn't know he had a second phone, so I bet it's a burner he used for drug deals.
2. adjective Describing something that one uses to avoid having their activities (often illicit ones) traced to them. The suspect's wife didn't know he had a second phone, so I bet it's a burner phone he used for drug deals. The 76ers GM resigned after being linked to burner accounts on Twitter that shared private information about several players.
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burner

n. a gun; a pistol. (see also burn = to kill.) You got your burner on you?
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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