Burner

What does burner mean?

A disposable cell phone

A burner is a disposable mobile phone that is typically discarded when its prepaid minutes run out. It is often used by drug dealers and other criminals who do not want to be tracked or their conversations recorded.

Burners are often seen in TV shows and movies that feature characters engaged in criminal activities or running from government surveillance. They can be bought with cash at stores like Walmart and Target.

Example

"My cuz is so spooked about being followed that he only uses burners."

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Last Updated: July 27, 2017

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