Meaning of frankfurter in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfraŋkfəːtə/

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  • A seasoned smoked sausage made of beef and pork.

    ‘Part of the German family of smooth, mild pork or pork-and-beef sausages, frankfurters have always been the food of the people, served with grated horseradish or mustard and eaten at street stalls throughout Germany and Austria.’
    • ‘There seems more than enough reason to keep our consumption of frankfurters and hot dogs to a minimum.’
    • ‘Each experiment used two ground beef patties or frankfurters.’
    • ‘With a certain trepidation we tried some Serbian sausages hoping they would be sausages, not hot dog type frankfurters you so often find.’
    • ‘When asked to name their favourite dish, most shoppers opted for the traditional British favourite fish and chips over pizza, paella, or frankfurters.’
    • ‘Freshly ground in a special little horseradish-milling machine and extruded straight on to your paper plate next to the frankfurters, the kren is as important a component of the meal as the senf and the cold beer.’
    • ‘You can do variations with sliced frankfurters, mushrooms cooked in a little butter, prawns, cooked bacon bits - whatever you fancy, really.’
    • ‘Of particular concern are ready to eat products such as lunchmeats, frankfurters, chicken or ham salad, sausages, sliced turkey, and sliced roast beef where L. monocytogenes has been recovered.’
    • ‘We started off with hot frankfurters and fresh pepper slices, moved through cheese and tortilla chips and finished up with seedless grapes and strawberries dipped in chocolate mousse.’
    • ‘The author guides us through the best sausages from the UK and elsewhere, from the French andouillette to the Italian luganeghe, German frankfurter and South African boerewors.’
    • ‘As for those we passed on, especially tempting were the Salmon with Red Caviar and the Tempora Dogs, the latter a breaded frankfurter that a chubby guy at the next table seemed to swallow whole.’
    • ‘Researchers found that aroma compounds, which affect flavor, appear to be released more slowly and last longer in regular frankfurters than in the lower-fat variety.’
    • ‘Like sunbathers by a pool, the frankfurters sit firmly but lightly on a white expanse of ground, each one edged by a shadow and marked by a perfect ribbon of mustard worthy of a vendor's expert touch.’
    • ‘Are 4 frankfurters and 4 pieces of white bread a balanced meal?’
    • ‘You don't really want to know what's in your frankfurters, either.’
    • ‘She was brought to us as a blind turtle that someone had raised on frankfurters.’
    • ‘But it's a frankfurter served up Chilean-style, and that means a liberal topping of chopped tomatoes, guacamole and mayonnaise.’
    • ‘I expected to bite into a frankfurter that tasted like the kind my mother made - hot out of the frying pan topped with the perfect amount of yellow mustard.’
    • ‘The only danger they face is from health problems brought about by thoughtless divers tempting them with unsuitable food like bread and frankfurter sausages.’
    • ‘Sausages, called wurst in German, have become so popular in America that names such as wiener (from wienerwurst) and frankfurter (from Frankfurt in Germany) are synonymous with a whole class of food.’


From German Frankfurter Wurst ‘Frankfurt sausage’.