A basic burger sandwich.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- sandwich of a patty of ground meat, fish, etc.: turkeyburger
- hamburger and: cheeseburger
Origin: ; from (ham)burger
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- 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.