Hanger-steak definition

A thick steak taken from the diaphragm between the ribs and the loin.
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A cut of beef steak from the diaphragm of a steer or heifer.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hanger-steak
Plural:
hanger-steaks

Origin of hanger-steak

  • From the fact that it hangs from the last pair of ribs and the loin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Anatomically, it is said to "hang" from the diaphragm of the animal.

    From Wiktionary