Republican strategists have for years skewered smarty-pants Democrats as Ivy League elitists—often with good reason.
Walsh-Smith says she was skewered by the firm in court and in the media.
He skewered the Bush administration for failing to build adequate power plants in the first year after the fall of the regime.
Though maybe best known for mocking celebrities, The Tonight Show has skewered its fair share of politicians as well.
The producers of Downton Abbey, meanwhile, are only too pleased to see the show get skewered.
It is then ready to be stuffed and skewered, as directed under the head, To roast a Turkey.
I have been skewered, and you've been nursing me, my pretty maid.
He had even blanketed and skewered and sooted and greased himself, into the London papers.
Freddy sliced off a throat-plugging lump of beef and skewered it on his fork.
From the stand of a street vendor drifted the odours of skewered fowl-livers and black olives.
1670s, variant of dialectal skiver (1660s), perhaps from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse skifa "a cut, slice" (of bread, etc.), Swedish skifer "a slate," which are related to shiver (n.1) "small piece."
1701, from the noun. Related: Skewered; skewering.