patty: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pat'ē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. any item of food covered with dough, batter, etc., and fried or baked: oyster patties.
  2. a thin, round piece of ground or minced food, as of meat or the like: a hamburger patty.
  3. a thin, round piece, as of candy: peppermint patties.
  4. a little pie; pasty.


Pronunciation: (pat'ē), [key]
— n.
  1. a female given name, form of Patience or Patricia.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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