verb (used with object)
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 skewering
Three days after that, the author of the original Rollins piece published a defense of his skewering of the sax icon.
It was a delicious, pointed response, skewering on the vapidity of asking such things, even if she didn't intend it to be.
Her sly, skewering banter and provocative cynicism were her defense in a male-dominated profession and also her selling point.Tallulah Bankhead: Gay, Drunk and Liberated in an Era of Excess Art|Judith Mackrell|January 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How did a man known for skewering the powerful end up this way?
Press watchdogs and Murdoch opponents alike may be hoping to witness a skewering on the stand.James Murdoch Grilled by Leveson Inquiry’s Lead Counsel Robert Jay|Mike Giglio|April 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Spoof was playing the game, but I wondered how many little yellow devils were skewering his heart.Neighbours|Robert Stead
Unless he is huge, leave him whole, skewering him flat, and laying him skin side up in the pan.Dishes & Beverages of the Old South|Martha McCulloch Williams
In the figure's hands was a heavy spear and the arm holding it swept aloft preparatory to skewering Tharn on its point.The Return of Tharn|Howard Carleton Browne
Susanne works intently at the heavy coils of her hair, and the gold pins she is skewering through it.Juggernaut|George Cary Eggleston
Mix thoroughly and fill the fish, sewing or skewering the opening together.Standard Paper-Bag Cookery|Emma Paddock Telford