verb (used with object)
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Origin of skewer
OTHER WORDS FROM skewerun·skew·ered, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for skewered
As with most things, the British comedy Absolutely Fabulous skewered the absurdity years before its current ubiquity.
He skewered the Bush administration for failing to build adequate power plants in the first year after the fall of the regime.
As for Joe Kaufman, the FrontPage writer who attacked Aboushi, he was skewered last year for his Islamophobia on the Daily Show.Commentary Mag Defends Bigoted Smears Against Palestinian NFL Player|Ali Gharib|July 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The producers of Downton Abbey, meanwhile, are only too pleased to see the show get skewered.6 Best Spoof Videos of the Emmy Nominated Period Drama ‘Downton Abbey’|Jace Lacob|August 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
How can you do that if you know you will be personally judged, skewered, betrayed?Jodie Foster Blasts Kristen Stewart–Robert Pattinson Break-Up Spectacle|Jodie Foster|August 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I've been hit in the leg, and went down, worse luck, and that rascally Russian would have skewered me if you hadn't shot him.Jack Archer|G. A. Henty
There can be no doubt that you skewered that rascally duke in a very satisfactory manner.
The legs should be skewered back before roasting, or the under part will not be crisp.
I have been skewered, and you've been nursing me, my pretty maid.Katerfelto|G. J. Whyte-Melville
The fish they have caught are skewered on bamboo and roasted.In the Andamans and Nicobars|C. Boden Kloss