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patty

noun pat·ty \ˈpa-tē\

Simple Definition of patty

  • : a small, flat cake of chopped food

  • : a soft, flat candy

Full Definition of patty

plural patties

  1. 1 :  a little pie

  2. 2 a :  a small flat cake of chopped food <a hamburger patty> b :  a small flat candy <a peppermint patty>

  3. 3 :  patty shell

Examples of patty

  1. <the enticing aroma of sausage patties sizzling in the skillet>



Variants of patty

also pat·tie play \ˈpa-tē\

Origin of patty

French pâté pâté


First Known Use: 1710

Rhymes with patty



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