verb (used with object)
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Origin of skewer
OTHER WORDS FROM skewerun·skew·ered, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH skewerskew, skewer
Words nearby skewer
Example sentences from the Web for skewer
Satirists occupy a perilous position—to skewer dogma and cant, and to antagonize the establishment while needing its protection.
Without context, subtlety, and commentary, a parody begins to look eerily like the scenario it is attempting to skewer.
To find out why Judge & Co. decided to skewer Silicon Valley, and how they went about doing it, we recently gave them a call.Mike Judge’s Genius Satire ‘Silicon Valley’ Skewers Tech Titans|Andrew Romano|April 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Is it because the biracial comedians seamlessly slip into the characters and skewer racial stereotypes?Are Key and Peele Biracial Geniuses or Are They Just Really Funny?|Sujay Kumar|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We use this guy as a foil to skewer Hollywood actors and pop culture.James Van Der Beek on Katie Holmes and the Secrets of ‘Dawson’s Creek’|Ramin Setoodeh|April 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Ou Ali said to his sister: "O my sister, my friend is ill; bring me a skewer."Moorish Literature|Anonymous
They split them down the back and skewer them flat, and then hang them up before the fire, flesh side to the fire.Young Alaskans in the Far North|Emerson Hough
Remove the skewer carefully, and serve with rmoulade, Tartare, or tomato sauce.The Century Cook Book|Mary Ronald
Is he again to be spitted upon the skewer of reminiscences of the Vallombrosan wood?Alas!|Rhoda Broughton
As soon as he entered the room, a servant brought in a meal; consisting of slices of meat on a skewer, and a pillau of chicken.At the Point of the Bayonet|G. A. Henty