Definition of sauerbraten in English:


Syllabification: sau·er·bra·ten
Pronunciation: /ˈsou(ə)rˌbrätn


chiefly North American
A dish of German origin consisting of beef that is marinated in vinegar with peppercorns, onions, and other seasonings before cooking.
More example sentences
  • The traditional German restaurant, serving schnitzel, bratwurst, knackwurst, sauerbraten, and large quantities of beer, is rapidly disappearing in Germany.
  • Cinnamon and allspice chime in a thin, sweet-sour broth that has something in common with sauerbraten or the darker moles.
  • It needs time to marinate, like ceviche or kimchee or sauerbraten.


from German, from sauer 'sour' + Braten 'roast meat'.

Definition of sauerbraten in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day impudicity
Pronunciation: ˌimpyəˈdisitē
lack of modesty