An example of wiener is a sausage you throw on the grill to eat.
Origin of wiener
- German short for Wienerwurst wienerwurst
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Nowadays, in Germany this sausage is known as Wiener WÃ¼rstchen (“small sausage from Vienna"), but in Vienna it is called a Frankfurter (“from Frankfurt").