- s exhausted as a result of longtime stress
she was burned-out before she was 30
- s inoperative as a result of heat or friction
a burned-out picture tube
- s destroyed or badly damaged by fire
- Restless teenagers mill around narrow streets lined with burned-out houses and dilapidated trailer parks.
- Another was the realization that ghetto blacks were the chief victims of ghetto violenceburned-out areas of Detroit and Newark are still in ruins today.
- In the unnatural quiet after the massacre, with the six-lane streets eerily empty and a burned-out bus along the road, it fell to the tank man to serve as the last great defender .