cheese·​burg·​er | \ ˈchēz-ˌbər-gər How to pronounce cheeseburger (audio) \

Definition of cheeseburger

: a hamburger topped with a slice of cheese

Examples of cheeseburger in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For a person who eats 2,000 calories a day, 20% would equal 400 or more calories – for comparison, a small order of fries and regular cheeseburger from McDonalds contains a total of 530 calories. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 1 Aug. 2022 And sometimes all a guy wants is a cheeseburger and a drink. New York Times, 7 Apr. 2022 This isn’t so much a cheeseburger as a double-decker Trojan Horse: The burger gets invited in, only for the farm-fresh salads and seasonal lemonades to invade your taste buds. Michael Russell, oregonlive, 30 Mar. 2021 So Christopher had a cheeseburger, made with meat from burger-blend king Pat LaFrieda. Globe Staff,, 14 July 2022 The cheeseburger patty is cooked, then encased in an envelope of beignet dough which is then fried. al, 26 Aug. 2022 For the uninitiated, the much-touted cheeseburger is made with dry-aged chuck. Los Angeles Times, 15 Aug. 2022 The single cheeseburger is $11 and the double is $13. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 Aug. 2022 There are more than 10 colors to pick from, including taco time, cheeseburger and ice cream. Mariah Thomas, Good Housekeeping, 27 July 2022 See More

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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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“Cheeseburger.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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