Entry from US English dictionary
An act of placing both hands on a person’s arm and then twisting it with a wringing motion to produce a burning sensation.
- 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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Syllabification: In·di·an burn
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