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burn

1. noun, slang An insult. A: "Nice ears, Dumbo." B: "Ooh, sick burn, dude. Like I don't know my ears stick out!"
2. verb, slang To insult someone. Did you hear what she said? You just got burned, bro.

burn

1. n. a cigarette. Fred just stood there with a burn on his lower lip and his hands in his pockets.
2. tv. to smoke a cigarette. I need to burn a fag. Just a minute.
3. tv. to smoke cannabis. (Drugs.) The two of them sat there burning reefers for hours on end.
4. tv. to execute someone in the electric chair. (Underworld.) I’ll see that they burn you for this!
5. in. to die by electrocution in the electric chair. (Underworld.) I ain’t afraid I’ll burn, copper!
6. tv. to cheat or rob someone. Tom tried to burn me by selling me a bum watch, but I’m too clever.
7. tv. to shoot someone. (see also burner = gun.) He burned the guy with a pistol, but it didn’t stop him.
8. n. a deception; an instance of being cheated. Man, that was a burn. That guy was really mad.
9. n. the charge or rush after the injection of a drug into a vein. (Drugs.) I don’t want a big burn; just drag it out for about an hour.
10. tv. to cook food. Why don’t you burn some chow for me?

burned

1. mod. cheated; betrayed. Man, did I get burned in that place!
2. mod. disappointed; humiliated; put down. Ha! You’re burned!
3. and burned up mod. very angry. I’ve never been so burned up at anyone. I am really burned! Totally burned!
See also: burn

burn

the/one's candle at both ends
To exhaust oneself or one's resources by leading a hectic or extravagant life.
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Burns who was pleading with me anxiously not to leave him behind; while I could only return him but doubtful answers.
Burns, while still acting captain, had hastened to sign a charter-party which in an ideal world without guile would have been an excellent document.
Burns, to whom I imparted my fears, chose to take great umbrage at them.
Burns gave up and went to bed in a raging fever without saying a word to anybody.
Burns told me that he was the best seaman in the ship, I ex- pressed my surprise that in his earliest prime and of such appearance he should sign on as cook on board a ship.
Burns," I said quietly, duly smiling at him; and the trap drove off to a sort of sanatorium, a pavilion of bricks which the doctor had in the grounds of his residence.
Burns," I cried, very much discomposed, "what on earth are you talking about?"
Burns he sat down by my side, and, laying his hand on my knee amicably, begged me to think what it was I was exposing myself to.
I had a vision so vivid of poor Burns in his exhaustion, helplessness, and anguish, that it moved me more than the reality I had come away from only an hour before.
Burns ap- peared at the gangway carried on a stretcher, the doctor himself walked by its side.
Burns, carried across the quarter-deck, had the appearance of being absolutely lifeless.
Burns. In fact, I could not avoid seeing him, for his door stood open.
Mean and standard deviation (SD) of monthly income, number of siblings, total body surface area of burn (TBSA) and time period of tap water application, were measured.
While a burn or scald can be extremely painful, people can help to relieve the pain, reduce the burn damage, and limit the risk of infection of first- and second-degree burns by using items already in the house, in a food cupboard, or on the shelf of a local store.
'The institution has opened up a new horizon in burn treatment in the country.