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1. barbecue

verb. ['ˈbɑːrbɪˌkjuː'] cook outdoors on a barbecue grill.

Synonyms

  • cook out
  • barbeque

Etymology

  • barbacoa (Spanish)
  • barbakoa (Taino)

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Words that Rhyme with Barbecue

  • bbq
  • barbeque

Example sentences of the word barbecue


1. Noun, singular or mass
Give the winning team prizes, such as gift cards to a barbecue restaurant.

Quotes containing the word barbecue


1. This is the best night of my life,"Raffy says, crying."Raffy, half our House has burnt down,"I say wearily. "We don't have a kitchen.""Why do you always have to be so pessimistic?"she asks. "We can double up in our rooms and have a barbecue every night like the Cadets."Silently I vow to keep Raffy around for the rest of my life.
- Melina Marchetta, On the Jellicoe Road

2. What's that supposed to mean? A wolf's head on a stick. Big wolf barbecue tonight? Bring your own wolf?
- Eoin Colfer, The Lost Colony

2. barbecue

noun. ['ˈbɑːrbɪˌkjuː'] a rack to hold meat for cooking over hot charcoal usually out of doors.

Synonyms

  • barbeque

Antonyms

  • man
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • barbacoa (Spanish)
  • barbakoa (Taino)

3. barbecue

noun. ['ˈbɑːrbɪˌkjuː'] a cookout in which food is cooked over an open fire; especially a whole animal carcass roasted on a spit.

Synonyms

  • barbeque

Etymology

  • barbacoa (Spanish)
  • barbakoa (Taino)

4. barbecue

noun. ['ˈbɑːrbɪˌkjuː'] meat that has been barbecued or grilled in a highly seasoned sauce.

Synonyms

  • barbeque

Etymology

  • barbacoa (Spanish)
  • barbakoa (Taino)
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