barbecue

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
barbecue

Plural
barbecues

  1. A style of cooking that involves meat being cooked on a grill or in a pit, then often covered in a special sauce.
    Chris' Black Oak Restaurant serves barbecue ribs and chicken.
  2. The grill for cooking barbecue; or for grilling anything in general.
    I put two hot dogs and two hamburgers on the barbecue.
  3. A meal of barbecue.
    There was a big barbecue in Riverside Park for the Fourth of July.

Verb[change]

Plain form
barbecue

Third-person singular
barbecues

Past tense
barbecued

Past participle
barbecued

Present participle
barbecuing

  1. To cook food in the barbecue style.