char·​broil ˈchär-ˌbrȯi(-ə)l How to pronounce charbroil (audio)
charbroiled; charbroiling; charbroils

transitive verb

: to broil on a rack over hot charcoal
charbroiled steak
charbroiler noun

Examples of charbroil in a Sentence

I am going to charbroil the chicken.
Recent Examples on the Web Be sure to swing by The Garden Grille & Bar for their famous Mobley Burger, named after Conrad Hilton’s first hotel and charbroiled with gooey melted cheese on a rustic roll. Cynthia Sciabica, Travel + Leisure, 3 June 2020 The menu includes game entrees, filet mignon, schnitzels, fish, charbroiled ribeye steak, osso bucco prepared with pork and other delicious items from local ingredients. Gerry Frank,, 23 June 2019 All of the entrees — most of which are served with rice, refried beans and tortillas — range from $12 for pollo asado tacos to $35 for a parrilla mista charbroiled chicken, steak chorizo and shrimp dinner for two. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 May 2019 The meat is either cooked on a flat-top griddle or charbroiled over mesquite (my favorite). Michael Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle, 12 June 2018 The menu at the new Irish Channel location offers fried seafood, boiled seafood by the pound, po-boys, charbroiled oysters and even barbecue shrimp tacos. Todd A. Price,, 5 June 2018 Jim’s has charbroiled, but this is open flame cooking. Lynn Brezosky, San Antonio Express-News, 26 Feb. 2018 Hardee’s vs BoJangles There’s chicken and biscuits on the right and charbroiled burgers on the left. Southern Living, 24 Jan. 2017 Scalise has visited Louisiana twice since he’s been out of the hospital, stopping this past weekend to have charbroiled oysters at Dragos, a popular seafood restaurant in his hometown of Metairie. Deborah Barfield Berry, USA TODAY, 11 Oct. 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of charbroil was in 1968

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“Charbroil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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