Swiss steak


: a slice of steak pounded with flour and braised usually with vegetables and seasonings

Examples of Swiss steak in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Red’s family file recipe for a simple Swiss steak is devilishly delicious. Philip Potempa, Chicago Tribune, 7 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1911, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Swiss steak was circa 1911

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“Swiss steak.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

Swiss steak

: a steak pounded with flour and cooked usually with vegetables and seasonings
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