In the sense of a gathering without women, sausage is a euphemism for penis. In other figurative senses, it is an example of a food that may be made from distasteful ingredients.
- A facility producing sausage meat products.
- (slang) A party or gathering with few to no women present.
- (literature) An unappealing process to generate something familiar.
- (journalism) The process of creating news, involving the pursuit of stories, sources and research.
- (politics) Dealings and compromises that take place behind the scenes to enact legislation.