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Synonyms for barbecue
ˈbɑr bɪˌkyubar·be·cue

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  1. barbecuenoun


  2. barbecuenoun

    To cook food on a barbecue; to grill.


  3. barbecuenoun

    A meal or event highlighted by food cooked on a barbecue.

    We're having a barbecue on Saturday, and you're invited.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. barbecue, barbequenoun

    meat that has been barbecued or grilled in a highly seasoned sauce


  2. barbecue, barbequenoun

    a cookout in which food is cooked over an open fire; especially a whole animal carcass roasted on a spit


  3. barbecue, barbequeverb

    a rack to hold meat for cooking over hot charcoal usually out of doors


  4. barbeque, barbecue, cook outverb

    cook outdoors on a barbecue grill

    "let's barbecue that meat"; "We cooked out in the forest"

    barbeque, cook out

Editors Contribution

  1. braai

    to cook meat on a grill over an open fire or coals

    why don't we braai a couple of steaks on saturday night?

    Submitted by acronimous on February 23, 2014  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "barbecue":

    barbeque, bbq, cookout, grill, picnic, roasting, barbie, picnicking

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  1. Stan Hays:

    We'll teach them the basics of grilling and smoking, we'll show them about competition barbecue and the camaraderie that offers... and we'll teach them what we do in BBQ deployments and hopefully get more volunteers.

  2. Chris Bowman:

    The purpose of the barbecue is not for gays and straights but also black, white, any race, any sex and he-saying whatever to bring people together to talk — something we have lost the skill to do.

  3. Adam Jones:

    Sports brings people together â ? ? black, white, or any different, for those three hours, you can have beers, nachos and some Boog's( barbecue) and forget about our daily lives.

  4. Stan Hays:

    Barbecue is comfort food, disasters are what we do, but our passion is helping people. ... For us, that's about both feeding those who are hungry and honoring veterans and those in the military.

  5. Aaron Franklin:

    I really can’t explain why the people wait in line for five or six hours, but it’s become this whole tailgating experience, people make mimosas and bloody marys. It’s bigger than the barbecue. I think it's just become a unique thing to the Austin community.

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