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

For McDonald’s, the world’s biggest food chain, fewer U.S. customers offset increasing numbers in the rest of the world, resulting in a second-quarter global guest-count drop of 0.3 percent, the burger seller said in July. Leslie Patton, The Seattle Times, "American eating habits are changing faster than fast food can keep up," 11 Sep. 2018 Chrissy has a slightly different description of the encounter, admitting to Cosmo that the pair shared In-N-Out burgers after the 14-hour shoot and stayed together after, parting ways the next day. Megan Stein, Country Living, "John Legend and Chrissy Teigen's Love Story Will Make You Ugly Cry," 6 Mar. 2019 Finely chop them in a food processor, then fold into ground beef to make burgers or meatballs. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Vegetarian Fried Rice," 15 Feb. 2019 Wendy's Wendy's began giving away free burgers on November 16, which was National Fast Food Day, and the deal continues through Black Friday. Suzannah Weiss, Teen Vogue, "8 Black Friday 2018 Food Deals," 21 Nov. 2018 Fighter jets and 21st-century burgers As Wilson's anecdote illustrates, where there are fans, there's often tribalism. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "Open mind, wide open throttle: We go to our first NASCAR race," 15 Nov. 2018 Instead, the food acts as mascots for each team, whose members have either tomato heads or burger heads depending on their allegiance. Jon Porter, The Verge, "Fortnite introduces new Food Fight mode for a limited time," 14 Nov. 2018 Denny’s new Burger Town USA burgers are currently available morning, noon and night at nationwide locations. Fox News, "Denny's announces new 'Burger Town USA' menu just months after IHOP's 'IHOB' debacle," 2 Oct. 2018 Sobelman's The burger restaurant will be at three stands. James B. Nelson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Laughing Taco, FreshFin Poke, Iron Grate BBQ and Palermo's-inspired pizza coming to Bucks arena," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of burger

Noun

1937, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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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