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1A flat round cake of minced beef that is fried or grilled and typically served in a bread roll; a hamburger.
- ‘The Bennigan's Irish menu will include a range of steaks, ribs, burgers, chicken and pork dishes.’
- ‘Be it a burger, a steak or roast pork, the taste is so much better than any vegetable can produce.’
- ‘Replace the pasta dishes with burgers or meatloaf, though, and you have all of America.’
- ‘I lost a burger down the gap in the grill - the burgers weren't the best quality and fell apart very easily.’
- ‘He takes his diet seriously, but not too seriously to enjoy the odd burger or piece of fried chicken.’
- ‘Hearty lunches to fuel winter athletes range from burgers and pizza to roast chicken and paella.’
- ‘There's also the need for food, whether it's a burger from the beach grill or a fancy upscale restaurant.’
- ‘Decrease your intake of meats and fish such as smoked salmon, bacon, burgers and salami.’
- ‘The truck will serve organic burgers, sausages and steak sandwiches at major events across the country.’
- ‘The burgers, pastas, meats, and salads all have extra touches that set them apart from the usual fare.’
- ‘It would be very sad if all French cooks could manage was pizzas, steaks and burgers.’
- ‘They now make and sell their own sausages, steaks and burgers instead of getting someone else to do it.’
- ‘Others had time to set up a small gas grill to cook some burgers and dogs.’
- ‘It cost a couple of hundred bucks and it grills burgers and t-bones perfectly.’
- ‘Place two onion rings on top, then the burger, then the cranberry sauce and remaining bread.’
- ‘It is nice to gorge on some healthy groundnuts and corn after the usual pizzas, sandwiches and burgers, she added.’
- ‘I hated tomatoes as a child and spent a lot of time picking those bad boys off salads and burgers and sandwiches.’
- ‘There will be a grill area for burgers, hot dogs and fries as well as a pizza oven.’
- ‘They can eat pork pies, burgers and hotdogs and lots of other easy instant foods.’
- ‘Beef for their meaty burgers is bred on the farm and fed from crops grown on their acreage.’
- 1.1[with modifier]A similarly shaped food item made of a specified ingredient.‘a nut burger’
- ‘After a quick perusal of the pantry and the fridge, Dawn decided on turkey burger and fries.’
- ‘Eventually, I order a red peas soup as appetizer and a chicken burger with salad and fries.’
- ‘You can make burgers from beef, lamb, pork, chicken, turkey and even duck.’
- ‘I know I can't be the only person in American whose had a Boca burger and a steak in the same week.’
- ‘The burgers consist of chicken or beef patties sandwiched between two rice cakes.’
- ‘I tried the new smokey bar-be-que flavour chicken fillet burger form KFC on my way home on Sunday.’
- ‘After a pretty awful fish burger from the canteen, the show went fairly well.’
- ‘If the aloo tikki burger is a hit at McDonalds, none of the others are far behind.’
- ‘After the club tonight, had a half-pound chicken burger, then a portion of chips and cheese at another place up the hill.’
- ‘Judith chose a chicken burger and coffee, while I was recommended to try a quarter pound burger with chips and tea.’
- ‘It is the main ingredient in soy burgers, ice cream, milk shakes, and fake cheese.’
1930s (originally US): abbreviation of hamburger.
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