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 Try the award-winning cheeseburger, a mix of brisket, sirloin and dry-aged chuck, butter and a blend of Gruyère and sharp Cheddar cheeses. Allison Duncan, House Beautiful, 20 July 2021 Shady Glen, 840 Middle Turnpike East, is famous for its winged cheeseburger, but also sells handcrafted ice cream Monday to Thursday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sunday 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Susan Dunne,, 16 July 2021 The cost of his signature cheeseburger was poised to spike 32% overnight, from $7.95 to $10.50. Josh Noel,, 9 July 2021 If an athlete likes to have a big, fat, greasy cheeseburger, that poses a health risk. NBC News, 2 July 2021 There will be a dry-aged cheeseburger at the bar—and yes, even such potentially messy pastas as spaghetti with summer zucchini and chitarra, a guitar-strand shape flavored with squid ink and served with crab. Kate Krader, Fortune, 30 June 2021 When someone is looking for something cheap and hearty to eat, few items hit the spot quite like a cheeseburger. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 5 July 2021 Menu items include chicken liver, roasted marrow bones, and a signature cheeseburger like none other. Meena Thiruvengadam, Travel + Leisure, 17 June 2021 There's warm halloumi with green garlic zhug (a Mediterranean hot sauce), a fish sandwich and a cheeseburger made with grass-fed beef. Sue Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 14 June 2021

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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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25 Jul 2021

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“Cheeseburger.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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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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