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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having been burned so as to affect color or taste.

Usage examples (27)
  • Verb (used with object) : The fire charred the paper. ,The flame charred the steak
  • Eventually, they pulled four bodies, described as charred bodies, out of that building.
  • People finally seemed to get the difference between "charred" and "over cooked".
  • Do you like a 'charred' pizza, or do you consider it 'burned'? for more
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  • The "chard" (a beet) was so badly "charred" (burned) they could not recognize it.
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