usage note
This word may also be spelled "barbeque."
1. (gathering of people) 
Are you coming to my barbecue this weekend?¿Vienes a mi parrillada este fin de semana?
b. el asado (M) (Latin America) 
My extended family gets together for a barbecue twice every month.Mi familia entera se reúne para un asado dos veces al mes.
We're having a big barbecue tomorrow to celebrate my birthday.Mañana vamos a hacer una gran barbacoa para celebrar mi cumpleaños.
2. (dish) 
This restaurant serves the best barbecue in the entire city.Este restaurante sirve la mejor barbacoa en toda la ciudad.
3. (device for cooking) 
Should I get a charcoal barbecue, or a gas one?¿Debo comprarme una parrilla a carbón, o una a gas?
The worst part about grilling food is cleaning the barbecue.La peor parte de asar comida es limpiar la barbacoa.
transitive verb
4. (to grill) 
How do you want me to cook the chicken? I can make it in the oven or barbecue it.¿Cómo quieres que haga el pollo? Puedo hacerlo al horno o asarlo a la parrilla.
1. (general) 
a. la barbacoa (F) 
b. el asado (M) () 
to have a barbecuehacer una barbacoa or
barbecue saucesalsa para barbacoa
transitive verb
2. (general) 
a. asar en la barbacoa 
barbecue [ˈbɑːbɪkjuː]
(grill) barbacoa (f); (party) parrillada (f); barbacoa (f); asado (m); (LAm)
transitive verb
asar a la parrilla
barbecue sauce (n) salsa (f) picante
Phrases with "barbecue"
Here are the most popular phrases with "barbecue." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
barbecue ribs
las costillas de cerdo en salsa barbacoa
barbecue sauce
la salsa barbacoa
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