Definition of hamburger
1a : ground beefb : a patty of ground beef
2 : a sandwich consisting of a patty of hamburger in a split typically round bun
Examples of hamburger in a Sentence
They served hot dogs and hamburgers at the cookout.
Add the cooked hamburger to the sauce.
Recent Examples of hamburger from the Web
Bud's, founded in 1952, is know for chargrilled hamburgers, which can be topped with the restaurant's signature hickory sauce.
Buffo's opened with a simple menu in a modest space once occupied by his grandparents' grocery store, Innocenzi recalled: Hamburgers, hot dogs, Italian sausage, Italian beef, French fries and onion rings.
Noah’s Ark in Wisconsin Dells, which calls itself America’s largest water park, offers little aside from pizza, hamburgers and fries.
Stop by for free hot dogs, hamburgers and snow cones and listen to the Ardrey Kell High School Jazz Band serenade summer on the outdoor patio.
Mercury News Have it your way: How the humble hamburger has changed over the years.
Music will be provided by the World Renowned Chicago Brass Band from noon to 2 p.m. Food will include hamburgers, hot dogs, bratwurst and side dishes.
This Evanston bakery is taking orders of hamburger and hot dog buns for the Memorial Day holiday because no one wants a bad bun.
Giving a company ownership of facts is akin to giving McDonald’s ownership of the hamburger — a terrible idea!
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Origin and Etymology of hamburger
German Hamburger of Hamburg, Germany
First Known Use: 1884
HAMBURGER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hamburger for English Language Learners
: a flat, usually round cake of finely chopped beef that is cooked and served usually in a roll or bun
: beef that has been cut into very small pieces : ground beef
HAMBURGER Defined for Kids
Definition of hamburger for Students
1 : a sandwich made of a patty of ground beef in a split bun
2 : ground beef
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