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Hamburger, cheeseburger, etc.
Used to make the names of hamburgers served in buns with the addition of the specified foodstuff, or with that foodstuff used in place of the usual meat.
Coined around 1939 from hamburger, due to incorrect analysis of that term as ham + burger and shortening.
Back-formation from hamburger, as if it were ham + -burger.
Short for hamburger
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
The burger flippers don't add $1,000 of value.
All burger flippers just lost their jobs.
Our chef created a beef burger using the ingredients on the box of a branded product.
This action makes the price of a burger go up by $1,000 and drops demand to zero.
They began as had the Burger Ministerium, with a vigorous Liberal centralizing policy.
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