Meaning of CINDER in English


cin ‧ der /ˈsɪndə $ -ər/ BrE AmE noun [countable usually plural]

[ Language: Old English ; Origin: sinder ; influenced by French cendre 'ashes' ]

a very small piece of burnt wood, coal etc:

a cold hearth full of cinders

The cake was burnt to a cinder (=completely burnt) .

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