or bar·be·que, bar-b-que
verb (used with object), bar·be·cued, bar·be·cu·ing.
verb (used without object), bar·be·cued, bar·be·cu·ing.
Origin of barbecue
Related formsbar·be·cu·er, noun
Examples from the Web for barbecue
So, the Southside Smokehouse is more than a barbecue pit, a burger shack, or a Cajun kitchen.The Ultimate Southern Cheeseburger Created in South Carolina|Jane & Michael Stern|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We remember that time a flight attendant told us at a barbecue that if the bell tones four times, things are serious.
He went on to open a dry cleaning business, barbecue restaurant, and liquor store.Donald Sterling and Five Other Members of the Lifetime Ban Club|Nina Strochlic|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You know the Korean-style barbecue that you wrap in lettuce leaves to eat?
If you need another reason to dine, the barbecue is tasty and the fixins are plentiful.Delayed? The Best Airport Restaurants to Eat at This Thanksgiving|Brandy Zadrozny|November 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He could catch turkeys with a noose, and young pigs to barbecue.The Hour and the Man|Harriet Martineau
Lil and I met three years before, at a barbecue that some friends of her parents threw, a kind of castmember mixer.Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom|Cory Doctorow
It is a part of the bluff; fattening the thing a little before they barbecue it.The Grafters|Francis Lynde
They have a fine farm and a barbecue was arranged in my honor.Adventures in Swaziland|Owen Rowe O'Neil
It had occurred to him that he had not seen old Caleb Brent and Nan at the barbecue, and he wondered why.Kindred of the Dust|Peter B. Kyne