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frankfurter Syllabification: frank·furt·er
Pronunciation: /ˈfraNGkfərdər/

Definition of frankfurter in English:


A seasoned smoked sausage typically made of beef and pork.
Example sentences
  • Part of the German family of smooth, mild pork or pork-and-beef sausages, frankfurters have always been the food of the people, served with grated horseradish or mustard and eaten at street stalls throughout Germany and Austria.
  • There seems more than enough reason to keep our consumption of frankfurters and hot dogs to a minimum.
  • Each experiment used two ground beef patties or frankfurters.


From German Frankfurter Wurst 'Frankfurt sausage'.

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