Grilled vs Barbecued - What's the difference?

grilled | barbecued |


As verbs the difference between grilled and barbecued

is that grilled is (grill) while barbecued is (barbecue).

As adjectives the difference between grilled and barbecued

is that grilled is cooked on a grill or grilled can be fitted with a grille while barbecued is cooked in a barbecue.

grilled

English

Etymology 1

Verb

(head)
  • (grill)
  • The meat was grilled as this was considered the healthier option.
    She grilled him over his whereabouts the previous night.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Cooked on a grill.
  • As if cooked on a grill.
  • After a day in the sun, he looked more grilled than his hamburger.

    Etymology 2

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Fitted with a grille.
  • * 1983 , RenĂ© A Bravmann, African Islam?
  • High up, at second-storey level, are small openings cut into the wall and filled with shuttered, grilled windows...

    barbecued

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • Cooked in a barbecue
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (barbecue)