Definición de barbecue en inglés:

barbecue

Saltos de línea: bar¦be|cue
Pronunciación: /ˈbɑːbɪkjuː
 
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(also barbeque)

sustantivo

  • 1A meal or gathering at which meat, fish, or other food is cooked out of doors on a rack over an open fire or on a special appliance: in the evening there was a barbecue [as modifier]: a barbecue area
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • On my last day in Australia, my parents cooked me a barbecue in their backyard barbecue area.
    • At a barbecue food is cooked on a rusty grill which birds have probably used as a toilet on a daily basis since last summer.
    • There are less formal meals, picnics and barbecues and the forthcoming brunch is one of these occasions.
    Sinónimos
    meal cooked outdoors, … roast; North American cookout; South African braaivleis; New Zealand hangi
    informal BBQ
    Australian informal barbie
  • 1.1A rack or appliance used for the preparation of food at a barbecue: food was placed to sizzle on the barbecue
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Consider cooking on an outside barbecue grill or use a microwave oven, which does not generate as much heat and uses less energy than a gas or electric range.
    • Complement your healthy summer lifestyle with fresh food cooked on the barbecue.
    • The women all cook together on dow tarns - wood fire barbecues out the back.
    Sinónimos
    grill, rotisserie; North American brazier; in Japan hibachi
  • 1.2 [mass noun] North American Food cooked on a barbecue: all the barbecue he could eat
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Throughout the weekend, club members and their families came by to eat barbecue and many side dishes.
    • We would be eating pizza or barbecue food, not spaghetti by candlelight.
    • Wade, is it true that you had eaten barbecue, were throwing up over people, had a broken arm, and it was gushing blood, all while you were playing?

verbo (barbecues, barbecuing, barbecued)

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  • Cook (food) on a barbecue: fish barbecued with herbs (as adjective barbecued) barbecued chicken
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • While Stephen and Louis sat down on the sand drinking beer and talking, Jessica and Cecilia took turns in barbecuing the yummy food.
    • Dad barbecued some steaks, and Mom made potato salad and corn on the cob.
    • When the American Institute for Cancer Research issued guidelines for barbecuing meat safely, this somehow reminded Corcoran of the Nazi era.
    Sinónimos
    cook outdoors, grill, spit-roast; North American broil, charbroil

Origen

mid 17th century: from Spanish barbacoa, perhaps from Arawak barbacoa 'wooden frame on posts'. The original sense was 'wooden framework for sleeping on, or for storing meat or fish to be dried'.

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Palabra del día grotesquerie
Pronunciación: grəʊˈtɛskəri
noun
grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively