A basic burger sandwich.
burger definition by Webster's New World
Informal hamburger, cheeseburger, etc.
Burger, Warren Earl 1907-95; U.S. jurist: chief justice of the U.S. (1969-86)
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- sandwich of a patty of ground meat, fish, etc.: turkeyburger
- hamburger and: cheeseburger
Origin: ; from (ham)burger
burger definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A sandwich consisting of a bun, a cooked beef patty, and often other ingredients such as cheese, onion slices, lettuce, or condiments. Often used in combination: a cheeseburger.
- A similar sandwich with a nonbeef filling. Often used in combination: a crab burger; a tofu burger.
Origin: Short for hamburger.
, Warren Earl 1907-1995.
American jurist who served as the chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1969-1986).