Share this entry

Share this page

rice burner

Syllabification: rice burn·er

Definition of rice burner in English:


A Japanese motorcycle.
Example sentences
  • The NeoGeo arcade hardware that both KoF 2000 and 2001 was designed to run on is of the 24-bit variety, substantially less sophisticated than Sony's 128-bit rice burner.
  • Judging from the increasing number of so-called ‘rice burners’, heavily modified Japanese vehicles driven by Generations X and Y, trundling down Woodward Avenue, the reception will be warm.
  • I'll no doubt be raising some hackles already amongst those loyal to rice burners, but tough - it's time to take off the rose tinted spectacles and the reversed baseball cap and recognise the car for what it truly is.

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day glen
Pronunciation: ɡlen
a narrow valley