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

Make a pit stop at Shake Shack for a burger ... and fries ... and a milkshake or two. Sarah Schreiber, Good Housekeeping, "20 Restaurants That Will Stay Open on Easter Sunday," 12 Mar. 2019 Maya Rudolph was seen getting into a car with a burger in hand just before Taylor Swift and her boyfriend Joe Alwyn made an eleventh-hour appearance. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "A Look Inside the Vanity Fair Oscar Party," 25 Feb. 2019 So people would go get beer and then go get a greasy burger. Eric Johnson, Recode, "Why Sweetgreen thinks like a tech company," 17 Dec. 2018 Burger fundraiser TUE Proceeds of a unique burger each week in December benefit nonprofit agencies; Operation Sack Lunch Tuesday-Dec. Madeline Mckenzie, The Seattle Times, "Community calendar: Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition, Winter Solstice Night Market, Jingle Bell Run," 5 Dec. 2018 Consider Euless an up-and-coming restaurant hot spot thanks to the new Glade Parks development, which is already home to a new Hopdoddy burger and beer joint and pet-friendly Lazy Dog restaurant and bar. Celestina Blok, star-telegram, "Restaurant news: South Main grows, Sundance gets Funky and Waterside goes coastal," 5 July 2018 So a burger made from these cuts is cheap, flavorful, and a win all around. Cara Nicoletti, GQ, "Why You Shouldn't Bother with Fancy Burger Mixes," 3 July 2018 That lengthy digestion can lead to the classic post-burger-and-fries feeling of bloat and gassiness. Amy Marturana, SELF, "7 Common Causes of Excessive Gas," 26 Dec. 2018 The brown sugar pork belly on a stick, the all Iowa belly up burger, and the third finalist an apple egg roll. Talia Kirkland, Fox News, "Iowa State Fair's strangest food this year could be cookie dough spaghetti," 15 Aug. 2018

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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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