cheeseburger

[cheez-bur-ger]

noun

a hamburger cooked with a slice of cheese on top of it.

Origin of cheeseburger

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40; cheese1 + -burger
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Related Words for cheeseburger

burger, beefburger, cheeseburger

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British Dictionary definitions for cheeseburger

cheeseburger

noun

a hamburger cooked with a slice of cheese on top of it
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Word Origin and History for cheeseburger
n.

1938, American English, from cheese (n.1) + ending abstracted from hamburger.

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