burger

noun
bur·ger | \ˈbər-gər \

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 \

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, 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

Creator’s bot automates the whole process of preparing a burger. The Economist, "The rise of the robochef," 12 July 2018 Many foods on this year's list like lobster fries and a Krispy Kreme doughnut bacon burger were also available at last year's fair. Benjy Egel, sacbee, "Chew on this: These are the 20 wildest foods for sale at this year’s State Fair," 12 July 2018 On the way to the airport, the volunteer bought Mr. Rivas a burger. Annie Correal, New York Times, "‘Mi Amor!’: Tearful Scenes as Immigrant Reunions Begin in New York," 11 July 2018 To any real fan, a hamburger is never just a burger. Noelle Carter, charlotteobserver, "Grilling burgers this summer? Up your game with these homemade bun recipes," 6 July 2018 But our server offered it to us as a full-sized burger on brioche and asked the kitchen to halve it for us. Anchorage Daily News, "A revamped menu of comfort food at Rustic Goat restaurant," 5 July 2018 Those dishes include cauliflower tacos, chips and salsa, a nacho bowl featuring nachos topped with 3 bean chili, a veggie cobb salad, and a black bean burger. Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Vegan night sprouting up in Orlando City Stadium for Saturday's Pride game," 27 June 2018 In other words, the combo order of fries, a shake and a burger may seem irresistible. Samantha Cassetty, NBC News, "How to make your fast food habit healthier," 20 June 2018 Fun fact: The actress posted a photo of herself in the same look while eating a burger at fast food joint In-and-Out the next day. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "The 12 Best Fashion Instagrams of the Week: Kylie Jenner Goes Into the Wild, Teyana Taylor Does London, and More," 9 June 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 \

Kids Definition of burger

2 : a sandwich like a hamburger a turkey burger

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