Synonyms of barbecue in English:



  • 1 a backyard barbecue
    cookout, wiener/wienie/weenie roast; BBQ
  • verb

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  • 1 they barbecued some steaks
  • Usage


    Barbecue is often misspelled as barbeque. This form arises understandably from the word's pronunciation and from the informal abbreviations BBQ and Bar-B-Q. Although almost a quarter of citations in the Oxford English Corpus are for the -que spelling, it is not accepted in standard English

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