What does barbeque mean?

Definitions for barbeque
ˈbɑr bɪˌkyubar·beque

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word barbeque.

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"


  1. barbequenoun

    Alternative spelling of barbecue.

  2. Etymology: Suggested by the common abbreviation BBQ.


  1. barbeque

    Barbeque, often abbreviated as BBQ, generally refers to a cooking method that involves grilling, smoking, braising, or roasting food, typically meat, over an open fire or on a grill. It can also refer to the cooking equipment used for this method or a social event that features this style of cooking. The term barbeque varies by culture and region, as different places have their own styles and techniques.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of barbeque in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of barbeque in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of barbeque in a Sentence

  1. Damon Gameau:

    The film is all about the hidden sugars. One tablespoon of barbeque sauce has 2 teaspoons of sugar in it. Things like ketchup have a teaspoon of sugar in 1 tablespoon. Low-fat mayonnaises, pasta sauces are [all] full of sugar, and they’re things that people would never consider.

  2. Tuffy Stone:

    We’re very good at holding our meats hot, once they’re finished cooking, which is a challenge for barbeque restaurants.

  3. Paul Begala:

    People who've never met either of them, [have a] very clear sense of who Bill Clinton is... They love him, they call him Bill. It's like 'yeah do you think he would like come and, you know, have a barbeque with us?' With Hillary there is a distance.

  4. Stuart Stevens:

    You have to give people a reason why they should listen to you. And when there's other alternatives up there that are acceptable, there's always this question like why are you on the shelf ? ... I mean, do we really need eight variations of barbeque potato chips ? I've got four choices. I'm going to find some barbeque potato chips I like.

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