BBQ

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pseudo-acronym for barbecue, by phonetic similarity of the letter names: “bee-bee-cue” for “bar-be-cue”.

Pronunciation[edit]

(US) IPA(key): /ˈbɑːɹbəkjuː/, /biːbiːkjuː/

Noun[edit]

BBQ (plural BBQs)

  1. barbecue

Verb[edit]

BBQ (third-person singular simple present BBQs, present participle BBQing, simple past and past participle BBQed)

  1. (chiefly US, informal) To barbecue.

Derived terms[edit]