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Definition of skewer verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they skewer
    he / she / it skewers
    past simple skewered
    -ing form skewering
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  1. 1to push a skewer or other thin pointed object through something skewer somebody/something Skewer the meat and vegetables. skewer somebody/something to something The murderer had skewered him to the floor.
  2. 2skewer somebody/something (informal) to criticize someone or something severely The movie was skewered for its bad acting.
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