You know the Korean-style barbecue that you wrap in lettuce leaves to eat?
For better or worse, I chose men over meat, and suffered, for 15 years, whenever I smelled bacon or barbecue.
To say the least: each year Deeley hosts a Fourth of July barbecue at her home for current and former Dance contestants.
1650s, "framework for grilling meat, fish, etc.," from American Spanish barbacoa, from Arawakan (Haiti) barbakoa "framework of sticks," the raised wooden structure the Indians used to either sleep on or cure meat. Sense of "outdoor meal of roasted meat or fish as a social entertainment" is from 1733; modern popular noun sense of "grill for cooking over an open fire" is from 1931.
1660s, from barbecue (n.). Related: Barbecued; barbecuing.