bar-b-q, barbeque vs barbecue : Common Errors in English

About bar-b-q, barbeque vs barbecue

Casual restaurants like to advertise “BAR-B-Q” and you often see the spelling “barbeque” and variations like “barbaque,” but the standard form is “barbecue.”

barbecue Meaning(s)

  • (n) meat that has been barbecued or grilled in a highly seasoned sauce
  • (n) a cookout in which food is cooked over an open fire; especially a whole animal carcass roasted on a spit
  • (n) a rack to hold meat for cooking over hot charcoal usually out of doors
  • (v) cook outdoors on a barbecue grill

barbecue in News

  1. Barbecue benefit for injured firefighters

    The Texas Association of First Responders will host a Barbecue Benefit for injured firefighters.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: KPRC Local 2 Houston

  2. Barbecue time at Victoria Mews Assisted Living

    Victoria Mews Assisted Living (VMAL) in Boonton Township hosted its fifth annual antique car show and barbecue on Sunday, June 2, with music by Joe Caroselli and the VMAL residents’ Bell Choir and Kazoo Band.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Record

  3. Barbecue & music fest

    Today and June 8, the Georgia Barbecue Association will host its Florida State Championships in Central Park. Today from 5-9 p.m. is an event preview with the barbecue vendors serving food along with arts and crafts booths and other food vendors, music and cornhole tournaments.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Fernandina Beach News-Leader

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