What is the difference between patty and hamburger?

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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.

patty

English

Proper noun

(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."
    "Patty is good enough for me," said Mr. Fairfield.
    English diminutives of female given names

    hamburger

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • 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.

    Synonyms

    * (sandwich) beefburger * (patty) hamburger patty

    Hypernyms

    * (sandwich) burger

    Hyponyms

    (sense) * slider * quarter-pounder * cheeseburger

    Coordinate terms

    (sense) * chicken burger * fish burger * lamb burger * pork burger * vegeburger * soyburger

    Derived terms

    * burger * cheeseburger * hamburgerology * vegeburger * soyburger * gardenburger