5 letter word starting with bur

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
burel noun & adjective Same as Borrel.
burgh noun A borough or incorporated town, especially, one in Scotland. See Borough.
burin noun The cutting tool of an engraver on metal, used in line engraving. It is made of tempered steel, one end being ground off obliquely so as to produce a sharp point, and the other end inserted in a handle; a graver; also, the similarly shaped tool used by workers in marble., The manner or style of execution of an engraver; as, a soft burin; a brilliant burin.
burke verb t. To murder by suffocation, or so as to produce few marks of violence, for the purpose of obtaining a body to be sold for dissection., To dispose of quietly or indirectly; to suppress; to smother; to shelve; as, to burke a parliamentary question.
burly adjective Having a large, strong, or gross body; stout; lusty; — now used chiefly of human beings, but formerly of animals, in the sense of stately or beautiful, and of inanimate things that were huge and bulky., Coarse and rough; boisterous.
burnt of Burn, Consumed with, or as with, fire; scorched or dried, as with fire or heat; baked or hardened in the fire or the sun.
burro noun A donkey.
burry adjective Abounding in burs, or containing burs; resembling burs; as, burry wool.
bursa noun Any sac or saclike cavity; especially, one of the synovial sacs, or small spaces, often lined with synovial membrane, interposed between tendons and bony prominences.
burse noun A purse; also, a vesicle; a pod; a hull., A fund or foundation for the maintenance of needy scholars in their studies; also, the sum given to the beneficiaries., An ornamental case of hold the corporal when not in use., An exchange, for merchants and bankers, in the cities of continental Europe. Same as Bourse., A kind of bazaar.
burst imp. & past participle of Burst, To fly apart or in pieces; of break open; to yield to force or pressure, especially to a sudden and violent exertion of force, or to pressure from within; to explode; as, the boiler had burst; the buds will burst in spring., To exert force or pressure by which something is made suddenly to give way; to break through obstacles or limitations; hence, to appear suddenly and unexpectedly or unaccountably, or to depart in such manner; — usually with some qualifying adverb or preposition, as forth, out, away, into, upon, through, etc., To break or rend by violence, as by an overcharge or by strain or pressure, esp. from within; to force open suddenly; as, to burst a cannon; to burst a blood vessel; to burst open the doors., To break., To produce as an effect of bursting; as, to burst a hole through the wall., A sudden breaking forth; a violent rending; an explosion; as, a burst of thunder; a burst of applause; a burst of passion; a burst of inspiration., Any brief, violent exertion or effort; a spurt; as, a burst of speed., A sudden opening, as of landscape; a stretch; an expanse., A rupture or hernia; a breach.