cheese·​steak | \ ˈchēzˌstāk How to pronounce cheesesteak (audio) \

Definition of cheesesteak

: a sandwich consisting of thinly sliced beef topped with melted cheese and condiments (such as fried onions or peppers)

Examples of cheesesteak in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Purists insist the Philly cheesesteak is enveloped inside a hoagie bun. Terry Ward, CNN, 11 May 2022 There was one of his broadcast partner, Bob Brenly, cooking a cheesesteak in Philadelphia, another of Berthiaume posing for a picture with actor Nick Offerman at Wrigley Field. Nick Piecoro, The Arizona Republic, 14 Apr. 2022 In section 121, PV Burger will be replaced this year by Copper State Steaks, a new Philly cheesesteak spot. Tirion Morris, The Arizona Republic, 7 Apr. 2022 For those with plenty of kolache-eating experience on the hunt for something new, unconventional choices include macaroni and cheese, pepperoni pizza, cheeseburger and Philly cheesesteak. Megha Mcswain, Chron, 5 Apr. 2022 Dumpling flavors, starting at $5 a serving, include PBJ, pastrami, pepperoni, bacon cheeseburger, cheesesteak, kung pao chicken, short rib, French onion soup, crab soup, seafood, chicken and ginger. Susan Dunne,, 25 Mar. 2022 And Philly cheesesteak is the obvious choice for Pennsylvania. Nancy Clanton, ajc, 26 Mar. 2021 Of course, the stadium will continue to sell many of its best-sellers from seasons past, like the Cowboys cheesesteak hand pie and the mac and cheese brisket cone. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 27 Sep. 2021 The event will feature a live Philly bike show, a drive-up cheesesteak window, a water ice truck and DJs from Philadelphia performing sets leading into the screening. Michael Schneider, Variety, 1 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of cheesesteak

1977, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cheesesteak was in 1977

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19 May 2022

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“Cheesesteak.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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