- To charbroil is to cook over a hot grill filled with charcoal.
An example of charbroil is to cook a steak on a grill.
Hamburgers being charbroiled on a grill.
to broil over a charcoal fire
Origin of charbroil; from char(coal) + broil
transitive verbchar·broiled, char·broil·ing, char·broils
To broil (meat, for example) over charcoal or another fuel source until the edges are charred or grill marks are visible: charbroil a steak.
Origin of charbroilchar1 + broil1.