barbecue sauce

Definition of barbecue sauce

:a spicy sauce that is usually eaten with barbecued food
  • He makes a barbecue sauce that tastes great with chicken.

Word by Word Definitions

barbecue play
  1. : to roast or broil on a rack or revolving spit over or before a source of heat (such as hot coals)

  2. : to cook in a highly seasoned vinegar sauce

  1. : a large animal (such as a steer) roasted whole or split over an open fire or a fire in a pit

  2. : barbecued food

  3. : a social gathering especially in the open air at which barbecued food is eaten

sauce play
  1. : a condiment or relish for food

  2. : something that adds zest or piquancy

  3. : stewed fruit eaten with other food or as a dessert

  1. : to dress with relish or seasoning

  2. : to cover or serve with a sauce

  3. : to modify the harsh or unpleasant characteristics of


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