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[cheez-bur-ger] /ˈtʃizˌbɜr gər/
a hamburger cooked with a slice of cheese on top of it.
Origin of cheeseburger
1935-40, Americanism; cheese1 + -burger Unabridged
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Examples from the web for cheeseburger
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  • Usually, a cheeseburger has products from all the food groups.
  • cheeseburger, fries, milk and warm applesauce are listed on the menu.
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British Dictionary definitions for cheeseburger


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

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

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