Simple Definition of cinder
: a very small piece of burned material (such as wood or coal)
Full Definition of cinder
cinderyplay \-d(ə-)rē\ adjective
Examples of cinder in a sentence
Cinders from the campfire floated through the air.
Origin and Etymology of cinder
Middle English sinder, from Old English; akin to Old High German sintar dross, slag, Serbian & Croatian sedra calcium carbonate
First Known Use: before 12th century
Rhymes with cinder
hinder, Pindar, tinder
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