Skewer

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Definition

a skewer: a spit, a long thin piece of metal or wood used for holding pieces of food together during cooking
noun

to skewer: to put pieces of food on a skewer; to impale
verb
Can you skewer this meat while I make a salad? Just put the pieces of meat on one after the other and then we'll cook it.

Pronunciation examples
UK: He fell out of the window and was skewered by a lamppost.
US: A barbecue just isn't the same without skewers of meat.
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Examples

  • "We did see a guy first thing this morning who had a meat skewer jammed through his forearm. He said his ex-wife did it after she found out he lost his job."

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