burger

noun
bur·​ger | \ ˈbər-gər How to pronounce burger (audio) \

Definition of burger

 (Entry 1 of 3)

1 : hamburger
2 : a sandwich similar to a hamburger tofu burgers often used in combination

Burger

biographical name (1)
Bur·​ger | \ ˈbər-gər How to pronounce Burger (audio) \

Definition of Burger (Entry 2 of 3)

Warren Earl 1907–1995 American jurist; chief justice U.S. Supreme Court (1969–86)

Bürger

biographical name (2)
Bür·​ger | \ ˈbu̇r-gər How to pronounce Bürger (audio) , ˈbir-, ˈbᵫr-\

Definition of Bürger (Entry 3 of 3)

Gottfried August 1747–1794 German poet

Examples of burger in a Sentence

Noun

I'll have a burger with fries, please.

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

Wings and burgers have become such an integral part of American cuisine that many would argue for their inherent value, rather than see them as acquired tastes by virtue of their abundance. Liz Specht, WIRED, "Alt-Meat Trounces Animal Meat's Massive Inefficiencies," 19 Aug. 2019 Ghislaine Maxwell, burger connoisseur, reader, the woman accused by several others of facilitating their assaults. Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic, "When Women Are Accused of Complicity," 17 Aug. 2019 Hot Soup and Epic Unplugged will provide the tunes, and In-N-Out will serve free burgers to the first 750 attendees. Tatia Woldt, Dallas News, "Dog About Town: Splash around with your pooch," 16 Aug. 2019 This restaurant will be equipped with three burger grills. Joe Rubino, The Denver Post, "In-N-Out Burger planning to open near Lone Tree’s Park Meadows mall next year," 16 Aug. 2019 Much of the 20 grams of protein in each burger comes from peas, but some comes from rice and mung bean. Larissa Zimberoff, Time, "The Rise of the Pea: How an Unassuming Legume Emerged as a Frontrunner in the Race to Replace Meat and Dairy," 15 Aug. 2019 Smashburger has a birthday soon, but the popular burger franchise isn’t asking for any gifts. Kaitlyn Bancroft, The Know, "Smashburger is celebrating its anniversary with 12-cent burgers," 15 Aug. 2019 On Wednesday, representatives for the cult burger favorite confirmed that the East Bay’s first Shake Shack will be located at Uptown Station in Oakland. Linda Zavoral, The Mercury News, "Shake Shack burger joint expanding to Oakland (and Utah and Beijing)," 14 Aug. 2019 On the other side, the restaurant’s standard Certified Angus Beef brand burger. al, "Beef O’Brady’s serving meatless Impossible Burger in Mobile, Birmingham," 13 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of burger

Noun

1937, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of burger was in 1937

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burger

noun

English Language Learners Definition of burger

: a food that is like a hamburger but that is not made from beef

burger

noun
bur·​ger | \ ˈbər-gər How to pronounce burger (audio) \

Kids Definition of burger

2 : a sandwich like a hamburger a turkey burger

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