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pat·ty

 (păt′ē)
n. pl. pat·ties
1. A small rounded, flattened cake of food, especially one made from ingredients that have been previously ground, chopped, or minced: a hamburger patty; a peppermint patty.
2. A patty shell.
3. A small pie; a pasty.

[French pâté, pâté; see pâté.]

patty

(ˈpætɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (Cookery) a small flattened cake of minced food
2. (Cookery) a small pie
[C18: from French pâté]

pat•ty

(ˈpæt i)

n., pl. -ties.
1. a thin, round piece of ground or minced food, as of meat or the like: a hamburger patty.
2. a thin, round piece, as of candy.
3. a little pie; pasty.
[1700–10; alter. of pâté, conformed to E words with the suffix -y2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.patty - small flat mass of chopped foodpatty - small flat mass of chopped food  
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
fish cake, fish ball - a fried ball or patty of flaked fish and mashed potatoes
2.patty - small pie or pasty
pie - dish baked in pastry-lined pan often with a pastry top
3.patty - round flat candy
candy, confect - a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
peppermint patty - a patty flavored with peppermint
Translations
bouchée à la reinevol-au-vent

patty

[ˈpætɪ] Nempanada f

patty

[ˈpæti] n
(mainly US) (= pie) → petite tourte f à la viande
(= raw beefburger) → steak m hachépatty pan npetit moule m

patty

n (esp US) → Pastetchen nt
References in classic literature ?
Miss Patty and Miss Maria still sit by the fireplace and knit.
Two days ago Miss Patty wrote me a note asking me to call; and then she asked if I would take her gift to you.
You can't mean that Miss Patty has sent me her china dogs?
Dear Miss Shirley," Miss Patty had written, "Maria and I were very much interested in hearing of your approaching nuptials.
Cole's noteno, it cannot be more than five or at least tenfor I had got my bonnet and spencer on, just ready to come outI was only gone down to speak to Patty again about the porkJane was standing in the passagewere not you, Jane?
for I think you have a little cold, and Patty has been washing the kitchen.
Well, high school started coming around and she was a beast at softball, so we thought she was going to go with softball," said Aaliyah's mother, Lillian Patty.
The heat treated, but not fully cooked, frozen beef patty and gravy items were produced on Nov.
Now we have Jeffrey Toobin's account of the 1974 Patty Hearst kidnapping.
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At her atelier in Makati, Patty sits behind her desk, recalling the career milestone with equal parts giddiness and bewilderment; suddenly, she was receiving calls from prospective clients abroad, inquiring if she could make clothes for them.
For all that Patty was to NASAA as a leader, a colleague, and a mentor she was first and foremost a friend," said Shaw.