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Definition of "burn up" []

  • To catch fire and burn until destroyed (verb)
  • To destroy by burning. (verb)
  • To anger; to annoy. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "burn up" in a sentence
  • "King Ingiald finds it vastly amusing to burn up half a dozen kings in a hall, after getting them drunk."
  • "If he got a good blaze going somewhere else, that hex would burn up just like anything else."
  • "Of course, some women put their husband's salaries on their backs instead of his ribs; but there are a heap more men who burn up their wives 'new sealskin sacques in two-bit cigars."