burn out

verb

Definition of burn out

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to drive out or destroy the property of by fire

  3. 2 :  to cause to fail, wear out, or become exhausted especially from overwork or overuse

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to suffer burnout

Examples of burn out in a sentence

  1. <working 12-hour days at that job just burned me out>

1710

First Known Use of burn out

1710



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