Definition of burger in English:

burger

Syllabification: burg·er
Pronunciation: /ˈbərgər
 
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noun

  • 1 short for hamburger.
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    • There will be a grill area for burgers, hot dogs and fries as well as a pizza oven.
    • Others had time to set up a small gas grill to cook some burgers and dogs.
    • I lost a burger down the gap in the grill - the burgers weren't the best quality and fell apart very easily.
  • 1.1 [with modifier] A particular variation of a hamburger with additional or substitute ingredients: a veggie burger
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    • It is the main ingredient in soy burgers, ice cream, milk shakes, and fake cheese.
    • I tried the new smokey bar-be-que flavour chicken fillet burger form KFC on my way home on Sunday.
    • After a quick perusal of the pantry and the fridge, Dawn decided on turkey burger and fries.

Origin

1930s (originally US): abbreviation.

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