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

Definition of cheeseburger

: a hamburger topped with a slice of cheese

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They were fed dry bologna sandwiches for breakfast and junior cheeseburgers for dinner. Obed Manuel, Dallas News, "U.S. citizen’s detention is a reminder that mixed-status families can feel trapped along the border," 4 Aug. 2019 In Kansas City, Nagy had watched mentor Andy Reid treat his players to cheeseburgers at the team hotel the night before games. Dan Wiederer,, "Wait ... what exactly was Matt Nagy trying to buy with his Cracker Jack? A Tribune investigation," 28 July 2019 Dumpty’s first pick for Acosta’s position Could hardly have been more obtuse: Andy Puzder, renowned for his cheeseburger porno And rumors of spousal abuse. John Lithgow, The New Yorker, "Acosta Agonistes," 11 July 2019 Whipped cream and cherries aren’t enough to top the shakes — these treats are finished off with doughnuts, lollipops, candy necklaces, puffs of cotton candy, waffle pieces, whole slices of cheesecake and even a cheeseburger slider. Leeanne Griffin,, "Six extreme Connecticut milkshakes that are perfectly Instagrammable," 7 June 2019 And people ranked their favorite cheeseburgers, and this is surprising to me. Fox News, "Kavanaugh accused: Where does the burden of proof lie?," 19 Sep. 2018 Other unique offerings include the uber cheeseburger with fontina, raclette and goat cheeses and the char siu burger, which substitutes delicious roasted Asian pork belly for the patty. Julia Thompson, USA TODAY, "Cooking over open flame: These are some of our favorite restaurants that use fire," 27 June 2019 At Merchant’s Grocery, a cheeseburger-and-fries joint on the outskirts of town, Dr. Perry chatted up the all-male lunchtime crowd. New York Times, "A Battle of the Sexes in North Carolina Fuels a Wider Republican Clash," 7 July 2019 The traditional American Fourth of July menu, according to AFBF, includes hot dogs and buns, cheeseburgers and buns, pork spare ribs, deli potato salad, baked beans, corn chips, lemonade, ketchup, mustard and watermelon for dessert. Darla Guillen Gilthorpe, Houston Chronicle, "Fourth of July cookouts have you craving Houston's best burgers? Here's our guide on where to go," 4 July 2019

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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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The first known use of cheeseburger was in 1928

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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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