Definition of Indian burn in English:

Indian burn

Syllabification: In·di·an burn


  • An act of placing both hands on a person’s arm and then twisting it with a wringing motion to produce a burning sensation.
    More example sentences
    • It took me a while to figure out what exactly that mark was, it looked like those Indian burns that kids give each other.
    • I've invented arm braces that protect your most vulnerable areas - your arms - from Indian burns.
    • Leo, sitting next to me, suddenly grabbed my arm and pointed at bruises that were in a pattern of Indian burns along with large ovals.

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