Barbecue

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Definition

a barbecue (a 'barbie'): a grill for cooking food outside over a fire; a meal prepared using an outside grill
noun
Let's have a barbecue this weekend! I love eating grilled meat in the sunshine!

to barbecue (a steak): to cook (a steak) on a grill outside
verb
We will barbecue burgers and hot dogs at the party. It's so easy to cook them on the grill!

to throw (prawns) on the barbie (AUS): to place (prawns) on the outside grill (AUS)
idiom
to throw in this context: to put, in a careless manner

Examples

  • "Joan : 'Have a barbie'?"
  • "a 'barbie' is a barbecue – or for you and me, 'burning animals on the fire'."
  • "Sydney : I'll grab the barbie and my didgeridoo."
  • "A 'barbie' is not a duel;"
  • "a 'barbie' is a barbecue – or for you and me, 'burning animals on the fire'."
  • "Sorry about the barbecue sauce on her wings."
  • "The rest of the party looked on in horror before continuing with the barbecue."
  • "I think a barbie would be great idea!"
  • "The party proceeded to barbecue multiple sausages and prawns on the beach, and consume moderate amounts of beer (300-400 cans)."
  • "And since the weather has been beautiful of late, I suggest a pool party or barbecue weekend."

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