Definition of burger in English:

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burger

Pronunciation: /ˈbərɡər/

noun

1 short for hamburger.
Example sentences
  • 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
More example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with burger

Berger, burgher

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Syllabification: burg·er

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