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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
wie•ner /ˈwinɚ/USA pronunciation
n. WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
- Food frankfurter.
FoodSee Vienna sausage. Also,wie•ner•wurst
(wē′nər wûrst′, -wŏŏrst′).
MonarchyNorbert, 1894–1964, U.S. mathematician: pioneer in cybernetics.
- German, short for Wiener Wurst Viennese sausage
- 1865–70, American.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
wiener /ˈwiːnə/, wienerwurst /ˈwiːnəˌwɜːst/ n
Etymology: 20th Century: shortened from German Wiener Wurst Viennese sausage
- US Canadian a kind of smoked beef or pork sausage, similar to a frankfurter
Also called: weenie /ˈwiːnɪ/
Wiener /ˈwiːnə/ n
- Norbert (ˈnɔːbət). 1894–1964, US mathematician, who developed the concept of cybernetics
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