WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
wie•ner /ˈwinɚ/USA pronunciation   n. 
  1. Food frankfurter.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
wie•ner  (wēnər),USA pronunciation  n. 
  1. Foodfrankfurter.
  2. FoodSee  Vienna sausage. 
Also,  wie•ner•wurst  (wēnər wûrst′, -wŏŏrst′).USA pronunciation 
  • German, short for Wiener Wurst Viennese sausage
  • 1865–70, American.

Wie•ner  (wēnər),USA pronunciation n. 
  • BiographicalNorbert, 1894–1964, U.S. mathematician: pioneer in cybernetics.


  • Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    wiener /ˈwiːnə/, wienerwurst /ˈwiːnəˌwɜːst/ n
    1. US Canadian a kind of smoked beef or pork sausage, similar to a frankfurter
      Also called: weenie /ˈwiːnɪ/
    Etymology: 20th Century: shortened from German Wiener Wurst Viennese sausage



    Wiener /ˈwiːnə/ n
    1. Norbert (ˈnɔːbət). 1894–1964, US mathematician, who developed the concept of cybernetics



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