Adjective "hamburger" definition and examples

(Hamburger may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


A flat round cake of minced beef, fried or grilled and typically served in a bread roll garnished with various condiments.
  1. 'There is a wide array of culinary choices, including pizza, kebabs, falafel, hamburgers, and Chinese cuisine.'
  2. 'Cut back on hamburgers, pizza, French fries, ice cream, and sweets.'
  3. 'Pizza and hamburgers are popular occasional meals and often are served at fast-food restaurants.'
  4. 'Long before the hamburger and the fried chicken, colonial circulation spawned a popular staple which Cairo made its own.'
  5. 'On the Fourth of July, as I sat at Steve's house grilling hamburgers and hot dogs, my cell phone began to ring.'
  6. 'We turn to hamburgers, sausage pizza, French fries, candy bars and other foods high in fat, sugar and calories.'
  7. 'Years ago, before Atkins diet was the rave, most food service folks would look at her cross-eyed when she asked them to hold the bread on a hamburger, or hold the croutons on a salad.'
  8. 'Hot dogs, hamburgers, steaks on the grill, all the usual summer barbecue favorites.'
  9. 'We served hamburgers and hot dogs, we were grilling them around the clock, and had a cold drink concession.'
  10. 'There will be a beer tent and the kitchen will be open offering hamburgers, boerewors rolls and curry and rice.'
  11. 'Use fresh lean hamburger; frozen beef can brown quickly and fool you into thinking it's cooked.'
  12. 'In 1998, just over 51 percent of all beef imports consisted of trimmings and manufacturing grade beef which are ground into hamburger.'
  13. 'In this case, the freezer does not store hamburger.'
  14. 'Tell her your favorite meat is hamburger and stress your connections with the Texas beef producers?'

More definitions

1. a sandwich consisting of a cooked patty of ground or chopped beef, usually in a roll or bun, variously garnished.

2. ground or chopped beef.

3. Also called Hamburg steak. a patty of ground or chopped beef, seasoned and fried or broiled.

More examples(as adjective)

"chains can be hamburger."


Late 19th century (originally US): from German, from Hamburg.