cheese·burg·er | \ ˈchēz-ˌbər-gər \

Definition of cheeseburger 

: a hamburger topped with a slice of cheese

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The menu features cheeseburgers, potato salad, peas and carrots, and tropical fruit or a split pea soup, cottage cheese with fruit on romaine, wheat crackers and tropical fruit. Linda Mcintosh,, "Blue Star families honored," 13 July 2018 Elle shares everything with Lee: cheeseburgers, a passion for Dance Dance Revolution, a lifetime of childhood memories, and plenty of embarrassing moments. Hanna Lustig, Teen Vogue, "“The Kissing Booth” Sequel: Everything We Know About the Possible Movie," 12 July 2018 At the top is the most quintessential of interpretations, the cheeseburger ($3), which is crafted with Foxhollow Farm beef and adorned with a blanket of American cheese, special sauce and pickles. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, "Oskar's fills a food void in Louisville we didn't know we had | Review," 4 July 2018 Old Town Gringos Celebrate with $2 cheeseburgers, hot dogs and Coors Light drafts. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "Happy birthday, America! 35 restaurants celebrating with Fourth of July food, drink deals," 29 June 2018 There is good news for Bay Area diners who have a hankering for decadent, greasy cheeseburgers with exotic toppings like peanut butter and Cheetos. Craig Hlavaty, Houston Chronicle, "Hubcap Grill's new Seabrook location edges closer to opening," 18 June 2018 There, experts insert six skewers of food: cheeseburger sliders crowned by pickled eggs; four smoked chicken wings; alternating chunks of sausage and cheese. Thomas Vinciguerra, WSJ, "Waiter, There’s a Bloody Mary in My Chicken Dinner," 8 July 2018 On the bright side, efficiencies throughout the food supply chain have caused other cheeseburger ingredients to be cheaper. Alexa Imani Spencer, USA TODAY, "Making cheeseburgers at home will cost you, data shows," 4 July 2018 Next week, Fred's marks 40 years with $5 cheeseburgers Monday and specials through July 15. Bud Kennedy, star-telegram, "The 'home of the Fred Burger' turns 40. Have a $5 cheeseburger to celebrate," 4 July 2018

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First Known Use of cheeseburger

1928, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cheeseburger

cheese + hamburger

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English Language Learners Definition of cheeseburger

: a hamburger with a piece of cheese on top of the meat

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