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Bürger /German: ˈbyrɡər/ n
  1. Gottfried August (ˈɡɔtfriːt ˈauɡʊst). 1747–94, German lyric poet, noted particularly for his ballad Lenore (1773)
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
burg•er /ˈbɜrgɚ/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Fooda hamburger:two burgers, one with catsup and pickles.

-burger, suffix. 
  • -burger (originally taken from the word hamburger) is attached to roots and some words to form nouns that mean "the food added to, or substituted for, a basic hamburger'': cheese + -burger → cheeseburger (= a hamburger with cheese added on top);
    fish + -burger → fishburger (= fish substituted for the meat of a hamburger).

  • WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
    burg•er  (bûrgər),USA pronunciation n. 
  • Fooda hamburger.
    • extracted from hamburger by false analysis as ham1 + burger 1935–40, American.

    Bur•ger  (bûrgər),USA pronunciation n. 
  • BiographicalWarren Earl, born 1907, U.S. jurist: Chief Justice of the U.S. 1969–86.

  • -burger, 
  • a combining form extracted from  hamburger, occurring in compounds the initial element of which denotes a special garnish for a hamburger or a substitute ingredient for the meat patty:baconburger;cheeseburger;fishburger.

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    burger /ˈbɜːɡə/ n
    1. informal
      short for hamburger
    2. (in combination): a cheeseburger
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