skewer
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈskjuə/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈskjuəɹ/
Noun

skewer (plural skewers)

  1. A long pin, normally made of metal or wood, used to secure food during cooking.
  2. Food served on a skewer
  3. (chess) A scenario in which a piece attacks a more valuable piece which, if it moves aside, reveals a less valuable piece. Compare pin.W
Translations Translations Verb

skewer (skewers, present participle skewering; past and past participle skewered)

  1. To impale on a skewer.
  2. (chess) To attack a piece which has a less valuable piece behind it.
  3. (figurative) To severely mock or discredit.
Translations
  • French: embrocher
  • German: aufspießen
  • Italian: impalare
  • Portuguese: empalar
  • Russian: насаживать
  • Spanish: ensartar
Translations Noun

skewer (plural skewers)

  1. (rare) That which skew#Verb|skews something.
Adjective
  1. comparative form of skew



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