Definition Of barbecue


a 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 portable grill.

On my last day in Australia, my parents cooked me a barbecue in their backyard barbecue area.

cook (meat, fish, or other food) on a barbecue.

fish barbecued with herbs

Example Of barbecue

  • a barbecue area

  • all the barbecue he could eat

  • Although the counter also contains a gas-burning barbecue , the Elledges cook on the grill, with wood or charcoal as fuel, most of the time.

  • And since he had just saved her from Billy's annual torture of meat at the barbecue , he was obviously nice and a gentleman.

  • Another helps tame a sloping site by dividing it into usable stairstepping levels, complete with built-in planters and a barbecue area.

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