cheeseburger

noun

cheese·​burg·​er ˈchēz-ˌbər-gər How to pronounce cheeseburger (audio)
: a hamburger topped with a slice of cheese

Examples of cheeseburger in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The winner wasn’t a traditional Kincaid’s cheeseburger, the kind the Gentry family started making in the mid-1960s when grandfather Ownyel Robert (O.R.) Gentry began grinding beef and grilling burgers as the butcher in grocer Charles Kincaid’s market, 4901 Camp Bowie Blvd. Bud Kennedy, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 11 Apr. 2024 The upload began with a photo of two cheeseburgers, tomatoes, lettuce, and cheese sitting next to two plates of French fries and multiple ketchup packets. Ingrid Vasquez, Peoplemag, 9 Apr. 2024 The most expensive meal is named after the eatery and includes two quadruple cheeseburgers, a side of fries and a drink. Brianna Taylor, Sacramento Bee, 29 Mar. 2024 For his last meal, Pye asked for two chicken sandwiches, two cheeseburgers, french fries, two bags of plain potato chips and two lemon-lime sodas, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections. Christopher Cann, USA TODAY, 20 Mar. 2024 Forget pineapple on pizza:Does peanut butter belong on a cheeseburger? John Tufts, The Indianapolis Star, 8 Mar. 2024 Folks can pick up a free cheeseburger with any purchase at participating Wendy’s restaurants. Melissa Locker, Southern Living, 8 Feb. 2024 Returning favorites are Green Dot Stables, with its three cheeseburger and truffle fries bundle and an interesting combination of a pierogi topped with sauerkraut, Mornay sauce, and Velveeta. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 29 Mar. 2024 Some burger options include a half-pound ground beef burger, a bacon cheeseburger and a guacamole and bacon burger. Endia Fontanez, The Arizona Republic, 27 Mar. 2024

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Word History

Etymology

cheese + hamburger

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cheeseburger was in 1928

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“Cheeseburger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cheeseburger. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

cheeseburger

noun
cheese·​burg·​er ˈchēz-ˌbər-gər How to pronounce cheeseburger (audio)
: a hamburger topped with a slice of cheese

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