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churrascaria Line breaks: chur¦ras|caria
Pronunciation: /tʃʊˌraskəˈrɪə/

Definition of churrascaria in English:


A restaurant specializing in churrasco.
Example sentences
  • Eventually, Brazilians brought the barbecue inside, and this tradition gave birth to churrascarias.
  • Brazil's famous beef is put to good use at the numerous churrascarias.
  • Today we all slept late and then went to a churrascaria and overdosed on meat.


South American Spanish.

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