Definition of patty
1 : a little pie
2a : a small flat cake of chopped food a hamburger pattyb : a small flat candy a peppermint patty
3 : patty shell
Examples of patty in a Sentence
the enticing aroma of sausage patties sizzling in the skillet
Recent Examples of patty from the Web
The idea of a burger-sized falafel patty, instead of traditional balls, is a great idea.
The farm fresh plate features two farm fresh eggs, house potatoes or sliced tomato, one slice of toast and choice of smoked bacon or two sausage patties or links.
Top with a patty, then dollop 2 to 2 1/2 teaspoons blue cheese sauce over the meat, then top with bun.
Grill patties 2 to 3 minutes each side or until meat thermometer registers 155 degrees.
The Bayside, New York, eatery covers a pizza pie with tiny patties, American cheese, and fries.
The burger, made with fresh beef and billed as hotter and juicer than the original made from a frozen patty, is part of the company's effort to serve tastier food.
Consisting of two quarter-pound patties, mustard, mayo, onion, pickles, lettuce, and tomato, the burger gets an additional topping of Chris Z’s special sauce.
There’s a Nacho Burger that takes a ground carne asada patty, wrapped in a tortilla instead of a bun, which is then deep fried and covered in queso, sour cream and fresh jalapeños.
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Origin and Etymology of patty
French pâté pâté
First Known Use: 1660See Words from the same year
PATTY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of patty for English Language Learners
: a small, flat cake of chopped food
: a soft, flat candy
PATTY Defined for Kids
Definition of patty for Students
: a small flat cake of chopped food a hamburger patty
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