cheeseburger

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Blend of cheese +‎ hamburger (1928)

NounEdit

 
A cheeseburger.

cheeseburger (plural cheeseburgers)

  1. A hamburger containing cheese (usually one or more slices of processed cheese).
    Synonym: (rare, nonstandard) cheesehamburger
    • 1956, Frank O'Hara, A Step Away from Them[1]:
      Neon in daylight is a / great pleasure, as Edwin Denby would / write, as are light bulbs in daylight. / I stop for a cheeseburger at JULIET'S / CORNER.
    • 2007, Loretta Ichord, Double Cheeseburgers, Quiche, and Vegetarian Burritos (page 48)
      Busy Americans (many women were working and not cooking as much) were dining on foods such as deep-fried chicken, thick slices of pizza, double cheeseburgers, and big slabs of steak.
  2. (military, slang) The BLU-82 bomb.
    Synonyms: Big Blue 82, daisy cutter

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit


PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

EtymologyEdit

From English cheeseburger.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): //t͡ʂizˈbur.ɡɛr// invalid IPA characters (//)
  • (file)

NounEdit

cheeseburger m inan

  1. cheeseburger (sandwich)

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • cheeseburger in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • cheeseburger in Polish dictionaries at PWN