burgle

Originally intoxication-speak for a late-night, greasy, fast food hamburger.
Its use is now being widely adopted to refer to hamburgers purchased at any time or place.
1. burgle - n. single hamburger.
2. burgler - n.pl. one who pursues burgles. a mulltitude of burgles. the concept of multiplicity and burgles. also refers to the general state of burgleness.

A. I'm drunk and hungry. Let's get a burgle and fries. B. Cool, I'm gonna get a double-burgler with cheese.


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  • burgle — /berr geuhl/, v.t., v.i., burgled, burgling. to burglarize. [1870 75; back formation from BURGLAR] * * * …   Universalium

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