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Definition of "patty" [pat•ty]

  • A small rounded, flattened cake of food, especially one made from ingredients that have been previously ground, chopped, or minced: a hamburger patty; a peppermint patty. (noun)
  • A patty shell. (noun)
  • A small pie; a pasty. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "patty" in a sentence
  • "Fred – patty is not even on thin ice – he has sunk to the lowest level possible, along with faux, limpballs, little becky boy, and the rest of the scum."
  • "The burger buns are made from vanilla cupcakes (topped with a few sesame seeds), the patty is made from rich chocolate brownies and the lettuce, ketchup and mustard are all tinted frosting."
  • "The oily spiciness of the patty is perfectly cut by the slightly sweet coco bread - creating my new favorite Midtown sandwich!"