One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A fundraising or social event at which barbecued sausages served on a slice of bread are sold or provided.‘countless sausage sizzles later, enough funds had been raised for a purpose-built theatre’
- ‘The school held twice-weekly sausage sizzles selling to pupils inside the school grounds.’
- ‘There'll be an enormous variety of food, including the ubiquitous sausage sizzle.’
- ‘To buy dictionaries, schools have to have sausage sizzles.’
- ‘The function is a family sausage sizzle in the barbeque area.’
- ‘We'll have a sausage sizzle and all that jazz from around 12 pm onwards.’
- ‘We weren't invited to the sausage sizzle.’
- ‘The Youth Project will be raising funds through a sausage sizzle during the competition.’
- ‘A sausage sizzle followed the book launch.’
- ‘Countless sausage sizzles later, enough funds had been raised for a purpose-built theatre.’
- ‘Over the past few months she's been busy fundraising the $1200 she needs to fund the three-course meal and travel costs by running sausage sizzles and looking for donations.’
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