Definition of Wiener schnitzel in English:

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Wiener schnitzel

Pronunciation: /ˈvēnər ˌSHnitsəl/


A dish consisting of a thin slice of veal that is breaded, fried, and garnished.
Example sentences
  • Lunch is usually the main meal of the day and consists of soup and a main course of meat - sausage, the widely popular Wiener schnitzel (breaded veal), chicken, beef, pork or fish.
  • The menu for the evening was incredible: champagne, caviar, smoked salmon, pate, Wiener schnitzel and of course, Sachertorte.
  • Or perhaps you'll be tempted to try the house specialty, Wiener schnitzel?


From German, literally 'Vienna cutlet'.

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Syllabification: Wie·ner schnit·zel

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