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hamburger

noun ham·burg·er \ˈham-ˌbər-gər\

: a flat, usually round cake of finely chopped beef that is cooked and served usually in a roll or bun

: beef that has been cut into very small pieces : ground beef

Full Definition of HAMBURGER

1
a :  ground beef
b :  a patty of ground beef
2
:  a sandwich consisting of a patty of hamburger in a split typically round bun

Variants of HAMBURGER

ham·burg·er or ham·burg \-ˌbərg\

Examples of HAMBURGER

  1. They served hot dogs and hamburgers at the cookout.
  2. Add the cooked hamburger to the sauce.

Origin of HAMBURGER

German Hamburger of Hamburg, Germany
First Known Use: 1884

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

Rhymes with HAMBURGER

HAMBURGER Defined for Kids

hamburger

noun ham·burg·er \ˈham-ˌbər-gər\

Definition of HAMBURGER for Kids

1
:  a sandwich made of a patty of ground beef in a split bun
2
:  ground beef

Variants of HAMBURGER

ham·burg·er or ham·burg \-ˌbərg\

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