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bar·be·cue

 (bär′bĭ-kyo͞o′)
n.
1. A grill, pit, or outdoor fireplace for roasting meat.
2.
a. A whole animal carcass or section thereof roasted or broiled over an open fire or on a spit.
b. A social gathering, usually held outdoors, at which food is cooked over an open flame.
3. Meat or seafood cooked in or served with barbecue sauce.
tr.v. bar·be·cued, bar·be·cu·ing, bar·be·cues
To roast, broil, or grill (meat or seafood) over live coals or an open fire, often basting with a seasoned sauce.

[American Spanish barbacoa, of Taíno origin.]

barbecue

(ˈbɑːbɪˌkjuː)
n
1. a meal cooked out of doors over an open fire
2. an outdoor party or picnic at which barbecued food is served
3. a grill or fireplace used in barbecuing
4. the food so cooked
vb (tr) , -cues, -cuing or -cued
5. (Cookery) to cook (meat, fish, etc) on a grill, usually over charcoal and often with a highly seasoned sauce
6. (Cookery) to cook (meat, fish, etc) in a highly seasoned sauce
[C17: from American Spanish barbacoa, probably from Taino: frame made of sticks]

bar•be•cue

or bar•be•que

(ˈbɑr bɪˌkyu)

n., v. -cued or -qued, -cu•ing or -qu•ing. n.
1. pieces of meat, poultry, or fish roasted over an open hearth, esp. when basted with a barbecue sauce.
2. a grill, spit, or fireplace for cooking food over an open fire.
3. a meal, usu. outdoors, at which foods are so cooked.
4. a dressed steer, lamb, or other animal, roasted whole.
v.t.
5. to broil or roast over an open fire.
6. to cook (meat, poultry, or fish) in a barbecue sauce.
v.i.
7. to have a barbecue.
[1655–65; < Sp barbacoa < Taino barbacoa a raised frame of sticks]
bar′be•cu`er, n.

barbecue


Past participle: barbecued
Gerund: barbecuing

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
I am barbecuing
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Present Perfect
I have barbecued
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Past Continuous
I was barbecuing
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Past Perfect
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Future
I will barbecue
you will barbecue
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
I will be barbecuing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been barbecuing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been barbecuing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been barbecuing
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we had been barbecuing
you had been barbecuing
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Conditional
I would barbecue
you would barbecue
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we would barbecue
you would barbecue
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Past Conditional
I would have barbecued
you would have barbecued
he/she/it would have barbecued
we would have barbecued
you would have barbecued
they would have barbecued

barbecue

To roast slowly over burning coals or under a heat source on a rack or spit.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.barbecue - meat that has been barbecued or grilled in a highly seasoned saucebarbecue - meat that has been barbecued or grilled in a highly seasoned sauce
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
2.barbecue - a cookout in which food is cooked over an open firebarbecue - a cookout in which food is cooked over an open fire; especially a whole animal carcass roasted on a spit
cookout - an informal meal cooked and eaten outdoors
3.barbecue - a rack to hold meat for cooking over hot charcoal usually out of doorsbarbecue - a rack to hold meat for cooking over hot charcoal usually out of doors
rack - framework for holding objects
Verb1.barbecue - cook outdoors on a barbecue grillbarbecue - cook outdoors on a barbecue grill; "let's barbecue that meat"; "We cooked out in the forest"
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
grill - cook over a grill; "grill the sausages"

barbecue

noun
1. brazier, rotisserie The heat of the barbecue travelled to where he was sitting.
2. meal cooked outdoors, barbie (informal), BBQ On these fine evenings we usually have a barbecue.
verb
1. chargrill, broil (U.S.), cook outdoors, charbroil (U.S.) Tuna can be grilled, fried or barbecued.
Translations
حَفْلَة شِواءكانون الشِّواء، مَنْقَلمِشْوَاةٌ لِلَحْمِ في الهَوَاءِ الطَّلْقيَشْوي اللحْم
grilopékat na rožnipiknikrožeň
barbecuebarbecue-festgrillgrillegrillfest
grillatagrilligrilli- tai puutarhakutsut
roštilj
grillsütõgrillsütőhússütés
eldstæîi, grillgrillagrillveisla, útigrill
バーベキュー
바비큐
kepti ant žarijųrėmas mėsai kepti ant žarijų
cept gaļu uz restēmpikniksrestes
opekať na ražnipiknik
žar
grill
บาร์บีคิว
barbeküızgaraızgara mangalında et pişirmekızgara partisi
bếp nướng ngoài trời

barbecue

[ˈbɑːbɪkjuː]
A. N (= grill) → barbacoa f; (= party) → parrillada f, barbacoa f, asado m (LAm)
C. CPD barbecue sauce Nsalsa f picante

barbecue

[ˈbɑːrbɪkjuː]
n
(= event) → barbecue m
to have a barbecue → faire un barbecue beach barbecue
(= piece of equipment) → barbecue m barbecue grill, barbecue pit
vt [+ food] → cuire au barbecuebarbecue grill ngril m de barbecuebarbecue pit nbarbecue mbarbecue sauce nsauce f barbecue

barbecue

n
(Cook: = grid) → Grill m
(= occasion)Grillparty f, → Barbecue nt
(= meat)Grillfleisch nt/-wurst fetc
vt steak etcgrillen, auf dem Rost braten; animalam Spieß braten

barbecue

[ˈbɑːbɪkjuː]
1. n (grill) → barbecue m inv; (party) → grigliata all'aperto
2. vtcuocere alla brace

barbecue

(ˈbaːbikjuː) noun
1. a framework for grilling meat etc over a charcoal fire. We cooked the steak on a barbecue.
2. a party in the open air, at which food is barbecued.
verb
to cook on a barbecue. He barbecued a chicken.

barbecue

مِشْوَاةٌ لِلَحْمِ في الهَوَاءِ الطَّلْق gril barbecue Grill μπάρμπεκιου barbacoa grilli- tai puutarhakutsut barbecue roštilj griglia バーベキュー 바비큐 barbecue grill grill churrasco барбекю grill บาร์บีคิว barbekü bếp nướng ngoài trời 烧烤
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