Definition of burnt-out adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌbɜːnt ˈaʊt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌbɜːrnt ˈaʊt//
    (also burned-out
    BrE BrE//ˌbɜːnd ˈaʊt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌbɜːrnd ˈaʊt//
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  1. 1destroyed or badly damaged by fire a burnt-out car
  2. 2feeling as if you have done something for too long and need to have a rest I'm feeling burnt-out at work—I need a holiday.