noun pat·ty \ˈpa-tē\

: a small, flat cake of chopped food

: a soft, flat candy

plural patties

Full Definition of PATTY

:  a little pie
a :  a small flat cake of chopped food <a hamburger patty>
b :  a small flat candy <a peppermint patty>

Variants of PATTY

pat·ty also pat·tie \ˈpa-tē\

Examples of PATTY

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

Origin of PATTY

French pâté pâté
First Known Use: 1710

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PATTIES Defined for Kids


noun pat·ty \ˈpa-tē\
plural pat·ties

Definition of PATTY for Kids

:  a small flat cake of chopped food <a hamburger patty>


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