Meaning of “frankfurter” in the English Dictionary

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"frankfurter" in British English

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frankfurternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfræŋk.fɜː.tər/ us /ˈfræŋk.fɝː.t̬ɚ/

Examples from literature

  • I like hot frankfurters too. 
  • James stopped in Red Hill at a quick-lunch wagon, which was drawn up on the principal street under the lee of the town hall, went in, ordered and ate with relish some hot frankfurters, and drank some coffee. 
  • Lagers and frankfurters were much in evidence everywhere, especially frankfurters, which seemed to have whole booths devoted to broiling them. 

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

"frankfurter" in American English

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frankfurternoun [ C ]

us /ˈfræŋkˌfɜr·t̬ər/ short form frank, /ˈfræŋk/

a long, tube-shaped, cooked sausage (= meat), usually eaten in a long roll (= loaf of bread) ; hot dog:

I’ll have a frankfurter with mustard and sauerkraut.

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