Definition of "sirloin" [sir•loin]

  • A cut of meat, especially of beef, from the upper part of the loin just in front of the round. (noun)

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Use "sirloin" in a sentence
  • "I also noticed that your ground sirloin is much higher than here."
  • "The lower portion of the sirloin, called the sirloin tip, is used for tip steaks or tip roast, but this is not a common cut in Mexico, and for a sirloin tip roast, order aguayĆ³n en trozo."
  • "Utilizing vinyl lamb chops and a sirloin is a modest step in more effective merchandising, but hardly a substitute for a small grill, some smoke and a little sampling to engage potential customers."