- s exhausted as a result of longtime stress
- s inoperative as a result of heat or friction
- s destroyed or badly damaged by fire
barricaded the street with burnt-out cars
- Reaching her house, she looked up at the burnt-out shell.
- The band split in 2003, burnt-out after their rocket to fame.
- Finally, though, all that will be left in the cosmos will be black holes, the burnt-out cinders of stars and the dead husks of planets.