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

Definition of charbroil

transitive verb

: to broil on a rack over hot charcoal charbroiled steak

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charbroiler \ ˈchär-​ˌbrȯi-​lər How to pronounce charbroiler (audio) \ noun

Examples of charbroil in a Sentence

I am going to charbroil the chicken.
Recent Examples on the Web 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,, "Looking for a great getaway? Try these Bend spots: Gerry Frank’s picks," 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, "Cicciotti’s founder tests out Mexican cuisine in Rancho Santa Fe," 2 May 2019 The meat is either cooked on a flat-top griddle or charbroiled over mesquite (my favorite). Michael Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle, "Best burgers in the Bay Area from the 2018 Top 100 restaurants," 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,, "Deanie's Seafood opens Magazine Street location," 5 June 2018 Jim’s has charbroiled, but this is open flame cooking. Lynn Brezosky, San Antonio Express-News, "Texas Power Broker Jim’s restaurants CEO keeps family dream strong," 26 Feb. 2018 Hardee’s vs BoJangles There’s chicken and biscuits on the right and charbroiled burgers on the left. Southern Living, "The 10 Best Southern Rivalries of All Time," 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, "Scalise back at work and whipping his colleagues to support GOP agenda," 11 Oct. 2017 Hardee’s vs BoJangles There’s chicken and biscuits on the right and charbroiled burgers on the left. Southern Living, "The 10 Best Southern Rivalries of All Time," 1 May 2017

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First Known Use of charbroil

1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Charbroil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Mar. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of charbroil

US : to cook (something) on a rack above charcoal

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