Meaning of “burger” in the English Dictionary

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"burger" in British English

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burgernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɜː.ɡər/ us /ˈbɝː.ɡɚ/

A2 meat or other food pressed into a round, flat shape and fried:

a burger and fries
a veggie burger

More examples

  • Do you want some ketchup with your burger?
  • Would you like your burger to eat in or take away?
  • "What sort of burger do you want?" "I think I'll have a quarter-pounder ."
  • He squirted some tomato sauce on his burger.
  • The children seem to exist on a diet of burgers and chips.

(Definition of “burger” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"burger" in American English

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burgernoun [ C ]

us /ˈbɜr·ɡər/

short form ofhamburger

(Definition of “burger” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)