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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Grab a couple of bar stools and try the double cheeseburger with dijonaise, pickles, onion and sharp cheddar ($9) or the fish 'n' chips served with tartar sauce and lemon ($13). Audrey Gorden, RedEye Chicago, "Chicago date idea: Johnny's Grill then arcade games," 23 June 2017 Ashley Benson, Eva Herzigova, Joséphine de la Baume, Lineisy Montero, and the star of Dior Addict’s new campaign, Cara Delevingne, turned out to toast the new collection and dine on foie gras and cheeseburgers. Ashley W. Simpson, Vogue, "Dior Thinks Pink at a Dinner Celebrating a New Line of Lip Colors," 26 Feb. 2019 Brenda Pearson was working at the 4 Star Diner when a truck driver ordered a cheeseburger to go, KFSM reported. Natalie Dreier, ajc, "Waitress surprised with truck driver’s $2,000 tip," 16 May 2018 Serve aims to reduce the amount of driving involved in delivering a cheeseburger by sending the rover into a store or restaurant and then programming it to hop into a car with a human driver. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Postmates’ new autonomous robot wants to deliver your sushi," 17 Dec. 2018 John Brown, 51, got cheeseburgers with his lawyers after U.S. District Judge Billy Roy Wilson ordered him set free. Hannah Grabenstein, Fox News, "Arkansas inmate released from prison after judge's ruling," 19 Sep. 2018 In making his case that the local raise isn't extravagant, Wilcox showed a slide of a fast-food cheeseburger and noted that the increase comes to $1.98 per teacher workday for a teacher with 10 years' experience. Ann Doss Helms, charlotteobserver, "County officials want to give CMS teachers a raise. Can they really do that?," 14 June 2018 This was a really excellent rendition of a classic bacon cheeseburger., "How about a homemade bakery bun to go with your burger at Creekside Restaurant? Cleveland's Best Burger contest," 10 May 2018 Stop in for spins on classic pub grub like a peanut butter bacon cheeseburger ($12) or Reuben fries ($13), which feature Swiss cheese sauce, corned beef and sauerkraut, paired with one of the local beers on tap. Samantha Nelson, RedEye Chicago, "Neighborhood guide: What to eat, drink and do in Rogers Park," 18 Nov. 2017

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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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