wie·​nie ˈwē-nē How to pronounce wienie (audio)
ˈwi-nē How to pronounce wienie (audio)

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The Dan's Dogs wienie wagon will be there to serve hot dogs, and each guest will go home with a uniquely painted rock as a thank you for coming. Ann Norman,, 14 Sep. 2017 On Saturday (Aug. 19), a field of 40 wienie dogs will traverse a 30-yard course just as fast as their ridiculous little legs can carry them. Michael Democker,, 19 Aug. 2017

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Word History


by shortening & alteration from wienerwurst

First Known Use

1867, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wienie was in 1867

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Cite this Entry

“Wienie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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