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burglarize to break into a building with the intention of committing a crime, esp. stealing.
burglary the act of breaking into a building with the intent of committing a crime, esp. stealing.
burgle (informal) to force entry in order to commit robbery; burglarize.
burgomaster the mayor or chief magistrate in a Dutch, Austrian, German, or Flemish town or city.
Burgundy a region in central France. [3 definitions]
burial the act or process of putting something underground, esp. a dead body.
burial ground a place where ancient or primitive civilizations buried their dead, or a place where many soldiers were buried after a battle.
burin a pointed tool with a round handle, used for engraving metal or carving stone.
burke to suppress quietly. [2 definitions]
Burkina Faso a country in West Africa, south of Mali; formerly Upper Volta.
burl a rounded growth on the side of a tree, often used, in slices, to make veneer. [3 definitions]
burlap a rough fabric made from strong plant fibers such as hemp or jute, used esp. for large packing bags.
burlesque a book, play, skit, or the like that mocks something by comically treating it with inappropriate seriousness or levity. [5 definitions]
burley (often cap.) a low-nicotine, light-colored tobacco grown chiefly in Kentucky.
burly having a large, husky body; brawny.
Burma see Myanmar.
Burmese a native or citizen of Myanmar, or a descendant thereof. [3 definitions]
burn to be in flames; be on fire. [14 definitions]
burnable combined form of burn.
burn down to destroy or disintegrate by burning.
burner something or someone that burns. [2 definitions]