- of or showing earth pigments that have been calcined and changed to a deeper and warmer color: burnt ocher.
- of or showing colors having a deeper or grayer hue than is usually associated with them: burnt orange; burnt rose.
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Example sentences from the Web for burnt
For Paul, the thrill of breakfast with the Reverend, may be giving way to the taste of burnt toast.
I learned some things I can't unlearn: human kneecaps look like rocks; bones when burnt, shrink and twist.Knowing Where the Bodies Are Buried: An Excerpt From 'Lives in Ruins'|Marilyn Johnson|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Omran, who was 17 at the time, was completely bald, weak, and as frail as a burnt match.
Then he panicked and took her body somewhere and burnt it on fire!Deep Thoughts from War Machine's Sexist, Racist Prison Blog|Melissa Leon|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To me," she says, "the burnt part of the skin is what has all the good flavor.
One stormy night he had suddenly surprised the convoy fleet at Karlskrona and burnt a large portion of it.The Tower of Dago|Mr Jkai
Some repairers use a hastily made solution of powdered colour such as burnt umber, and paint or rub it into the wood.The Repairing & Restoration of Violins|Horace Petherick
Tho people, with whom he was a favourite, burnt his body in the Curia Hostilia, and the Curia with it.Plutarch's Lives Volume III.|Plutarch
He was condemned as a heretic, the headless body was relaxed and burnt and the head was set over one of the gateways.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 4|Henry Charles Lea
The little bald old man, General Zhukov's cook, the one whose cap had been burnt, walked in.The Witch and Other Stories|Anton Chekhov