Definitions for burgerˈbɜr gər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

burg•erˈbɜr gər(n.)

  1. a hamburger.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of burger:

1935–40, Amer.

Bur•gerˈbɜr gər(n.)

  1. Warren Earl, 1907–95, U.S. jurist: Chief Justice of the U.S. 1969–86.

    Category: Biography


  1. a combining form extracted from hamburger , occurring in compounds whose initial element denotes a garnish for a hamburger or a substitute ingredient for the meat patty:

    cheeseburger; fishburger.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Affix

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. burger(noun)ˈbɜr gər

    cooked beef in a bun; = hamburger

    a burger and fries


  1. burger(Noun)

    A hamburger.

  2. burger(Noun)

    A similar sandwich or patty.

  3. Origin: Coined around 1939 from hamburger, due to incorrect analysis of that term as ham + burger and shortening.

Translations for burger

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

plain clothes(adjective (etc))

a plain-clothes job.

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