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wiener Syllabification: wie·ner
Pronunciation: /ˈwēnər/
(also informalweenie, wienie-nē)

Definition of wiener in English:


North American
1A frankfurter or similar sausage.
Example sentences
  • All that can be said with any certainty is that in the closing decades of the 19th century frankfurters and wienies were being sold in buns in various cities in the USA.
  • The essence of baseball food is a bun-wrapped wiener - be it hot dog, bratwurst or sausage.
  • Is it the taste of the charred meat - steak, hamburger, wieners whatever - or dining out in the fresh air that raises exhilaration to such a high level?
2 another term for weenie.


Early 20th century: abbreviation of German Wienerwurst 'Vienna sausage'.

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