USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled "barbeque."
barbecue(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (gathering of people)
a. la parrillada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Are you coming to my barbecue this weekend?¿Vienes a mi parrillada este fin de semana?
We had a barbecue in the parking lot before the game.Hicimos una parrillada en el estacionamiento antes del partido.
b. el asado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(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.
c. la barbacoa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We're having a big barbecue tomorrow to celebrate my birthday.Mañana vamos a hacer una gran barbacoa para celebrar mi cumpleaños.
2. (culinary)
a. la barbacoa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
This restaurant serves the best barbecue in the entire city.Este restaurante sirve la mejor barbacoa en toda la ciudad.
3. (device for cooking)
a. la parrilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Should I get a charcoal barbecue, or a gas one?¿Debo comprarme una parrilla a carbón, o una a gas?
b. la barbacoa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The worst part about grilling food is cleaning the barbecue.La peor parte de asar comida es limpiar la barbacoa.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to grill)
a. asar a la parrilla
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.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
5. (related to a barbecue)
a. de barbacoa
Now that we have a garden, we could buy a barbecue grill.Ahora que tenemos jardín, podríamos comprar una parrilla de barbacoa.
b. de barbacoas
The weather is great. Barbecue season has started.Hace un tiempo estupendo. Ha empezado la temporada de barbacoas.
c. para hacer barbacoas
Is there a barbecue area in the park?¿Hay una zona para hacer barbacoas en el parque?
6. (related to the American style of cuisine)
a. barbacoa
This barbecue sauce is delicious.Esta salsa barbacoa es deliciosa.
b. a la barbacoa
I'm going to make barbecue chicken tomorrow.Mañana voy a hacer pollo a la barbacoa.
c. en salsa barbacoa (with sauce)
We had barbecue chicken for dinner.Cenamos pollo en salsa barbacoa.
d. con barbacoa (with sauce)
I'm looking for a recipe for barbecue ribs.Busco una receta de costillas de cerdo con barbacoa.
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barbecue
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la barbacoa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
b. el asado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
to have a barbecuehacer una barbacoa or
barbecue saucesalsa para barbacoa
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. asar en la barbacoa
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barbecue [ˈbɑːbɪkjuː]
noun
(grill) barbacoa (f); (party) parrillada (f); barbacoa (f); asado (m); (LAm)
transitive verb
asar a la parrilla
modifier
barbecue sauce (n) salsa (f) picante
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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