Pronunciation: (pat'ē),[key] —n., —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. a female given name, form of Patience or Patricia.