Meaning of “sausage” in the English Dictionary

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"sausage" in British English

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sausagenoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈsɒs.ɪdʒ/ us /ˈsɑː.sɪdʒ/

A2 a thin, tube-like case containing meat that has been cut into very small pieces and mixed with spices:

fried/grilled pork sausages
half a pound of garlic sausage

More examples

  • sausage and chips
  • sausage and mash
  • She sliced off a piece of sausage.
  • Fry the sausages for ten minutes.
  • We had some very garlicky sausage.

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

"sausage" in American English

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sausagenoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈsɔ·sɪdʒ/

a food made of meat that has been cut into very small pieces, mixed with spices, and put into a thin and usually edible tube

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