What is the difference between Smokies and Sausages?

The difference between smokies and sausages

is that "smokies" is a type of smoked sausage, often used for hot dogs and "sausages" is a food made of ground meat and seasoning, packed in a section of the animal’s intestine, or in a similarly cylindrical shaped synthetic casing; a length of this food.

smokies

sausages

Noun

  • (Canada, US) A type of smoked sausage, often used for hot dogs.
  • (Britain, informal) A smoked fish.

Noun

  • A food made of ground meat (or meat substitute) and seasoning, packed in a section of the animal’s intestine, or in a similarly cylindrical shaped synthetic casing; a length of this food.
  • A sausage-shaped thing.
  • (informal) A term of endearment.
  • (military, archaic) A saucisse.

Hypernyms

  • food
  • foodstuff

Hyponyms

  • andouille
  • baloney
  • banger
  • black pudding
  • blood pudding
  • blood sausage
  • boerewors
  • bologna
  • boudin
  • bratwurst
  • Braunschweiger
  • chipolata
  • chorizo
  • cocktail frank
  • cocktail frankfurt
  • cocktail sav
  • cocktail savaloy
  • cocktail wiener
  • Cumberland sausage
  • farmer’s sausage
  • frank
  • frankfurt
  • frankfurter
  • garlic sausage
  • hot dog sausage
  • kielbasa
  • knackwurst
  • knockwurst
  • kubasa
  • lamb sausage
  • linguica
  • liver sausage
  • liverwurst
  • merguez
  • mortadella
  • pepperoni
  • Polish sausage
  • polony
  • Portuguese sausage
  • salami
  • sav
  • saveloy
  • smokie
  • snag
  • Vienna sausage
  • white pudding
  • wiener
  • wienerwurst
  • wors
  • wurst

Coordinate terms

  • allantois
  • haggis
  • kishka
  • kishke
  • pudding
  • toad-in-the-hole

Related terms

  • hide the sausage
  • how the sausage gets made
  • sausage dog
  • sausage fest
  • sausage meat
  • sausage party
  • sausage roll
  • sausage tree

Examples

  • my little sausage
  • “Algernon, you silly sausage. Now you want to marry me? Don’t you remember we were already engaged to be married, and then I broke it off with you?"

Verb

  • (engineering) To form a sausage-like shape, with a non-uniform cross section.