What is the difference between patty and hamburger?
As nouns the difference between patty and hamburger
is that patty
is a flattened portion of ground meat, usually round but sometimes square in shape while hamburger
is a hot sandwich consisting of a patty of cooked ground beef, in a sliced bun, sometimes also containing salad vegetables, condiments, or both.
(en proper noun
A diminutive of the female given name Patricia.
* 1904 , Patty at Home , BiblioBazaar,LLC, 2007, ISBN 1434621162, page 36:
- "That sounds like Aunt Isabel. They always call me Patricia there. Don't you think, papa, now that I'm getting so grown up, I ought to be called Patricia? Patty is such a baby name."
English diminutives of female given names
- "Patty is good enough for me," said Mr. Fairfield.
A hot sandwich consisting of a patty of cooked ground beef, in a sliced bun, sometimes also containing salad vegetables, condiments, or both.
The patty used in such a sandwich.
(uncountable) Ground beef, especially that intended to be made into hamburgers.
(colloquial, somewhat, vulgar) An animal or human, or the flesh thereof, that has been badly injured as a result of an accident or conflict.
- The truck hit the deer and turned it into hamburger .
- I'm going to make you into hamburger if you do that again.
* (sandwich) beefburger
* (patty) hamburger patty
* (sandwich) burger
* chicken burger
* fish burger
* lamb burger
* pork burger