8
Plural of 'Burner'. A Burner is someone who has been to Burning Man and has enjoyed it. Burning Man is a week-long event over Labor Day weekend, this year (2007) attracting 47,000 participants. Hundreds of art projects abound (many involve fire), people do random acts of unusualness, there is no vending (gift economy) - it is indescribable. It attracts everybody from Silicon Valley billionaires to drugged-out 60's rejects. Most are middle class folks with a wild streak. Burners are self reliant, enjoy the unusual, have a giving spirit, and are just plain nice folks.
"The party will have a lot of Burners there."

"There are not a lot of Burners where I work."

"Joe went to New Orleans to help rebuild with the Burners Without Borders."
by Michael's Couch October 10, 2007
Mug icon

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug
9
A cheap handgun that you plan to throw away after using it. A one time use gun.
Take this burner for 85bucks. Nine bodies on it. Leave it or sell it quick.
by R-C March 09, 2006
Mug icon

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug
10
1) (n) A large piece of graffiti involving many colors, making it bright and colorful. It usually refers to whole-car productions on subways.
2) (n) A gun.
3) (n) A trak.
by VAKI5 September 14, 2003
Mug icon

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug
11
'He put burners in the hood so each other we kill' Amil

'Packing burners '
by Keeleyraa April 10, 2006
Mug icon

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug
12
That fool is a Burner.
by Jessyka mendoza March 25, 2007
Mug icon

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug
13
A skank who hides the fact that she has global thermo-nuclear VD until after you have went all up in that thing.
"Man, my dick has been raw and I have been pissing fire since I hooked up with that burner."
by Buck2fifty November 25, 2004
Mug icon

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug
14
A term for someone who participates in the burner community, which is largely comprised of people who regularly participate in fire festivals, such as Burning Man, or any of the smaller local/regional events that Burning Man has inspired around the world. The term is not derisive, but is rather a term of endearment and self-identity across the burner community.

Burners usually refer to a fire festival as a "burn." Both "burner" and "burn" are derived from the common practice of creating, erecting and displaying a piece of "burnable art," or a "burnable art installation," at a fire festival. Ultimately, these art pieces are set afire and burned to ashes as an artistic experience for everyone present. Indeed, all burns climax with the informal but time-honored "ritual burning" of a large, wooden effigy and/or art edifice on the final (and/or penultimate) nights of the burn.
"Hey, I had no idea you were a burner!"

"Oh yah, I've been to the Playa a few times now, and a couple regional burns back east."
by Adameniscus September 13, 2014
Mug icon

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug