Definition of burger in English:


Line breaks: bur¦ger
Pronunciation: /ˈbəːgə


  • 1A flat round cake of minced beef that is fried or grilled and typically served in a bread roll; a hamburger.
    More 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 similarly shaped food item made of a specified ingredient: a nut 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.


1930s (originally US): abbreviation of hamburger.

More definitions of burger

Definition of burger in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrəˈgāSHən
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space