Definition of "frankfurter" [frankfurter]

  • A smoked sausage of beef or beef and pork made in long reddish links. (noun)

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Use "frankfurter" in a sentence
  • "And the old term frankfurter -- well, it's still around, but hotdog is our standard term."
  • "In the letter, he calls the frankfurter mix-up a "terrible mistake.""
  • "Well, I wasn’t disappointed with this mistake for they were wonderful and we ordered them again and again after they explained that this is what they called a frankfurter, but when I tried to order some from the Polish Shop, they tried to give me a regular frankfurter."