patty

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noun pat·ty \ˈpa-tē\
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pattie

Definition of patty

plural

patties

  1. 1 :  a little pie

  2. 2a :  a small flat cake of chopped food a hamburger pattyb :  a small flat candy a peppermint patty

  3. 3 :  patty shell

Examples of patty in a Sentence

  1. the enticing aroma of sausage patties sizzling in the skillet

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Origin and Etymology of patty

French pâté pâté


PATTY Defined for English Language Learners

patty

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Definition of patty for English Language Learners

  • : a small, flat cake of chopped food

  • : a soft, flat candy


PATTY Defined for Kids

patty

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noun pat·ty \ˈpa-tē\

Definition of patty for Students

plural

patties

  1. :  a small flat cake of chopped food a hamburger patty



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