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skewernoun [C]

 us   /ˈskju·ər/
a ​long, ​thinrod that is put through ​pieces of ​food, esp. ​meat, for ​cooking
skewer
verb [T]  us   /ˈskju·ər/
He skewered the ​onion with a ​toothpick.
(Definition of skewer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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skewernoun [C]

uk   /skjʊər/  us   /ˈskjuː.ɚ/
a ​long, ​thinmetalpin used for ​holding together ​pieces of ​food, ​especiallymeat, during ​cooking

skewerverb [T]

uk   /skjʊər/  us   /ˈskjuː.ɚ/
to put ​pieces of ​food, ​especiallymeat, on a skewer
(Definition of skewer from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “skewer”
in Spanish brocheta, pincho…
in Vietnamese cái xiên…
in Malaysian pencucuk…
in Thai ไม้เสียบ…
in French broche(tte)…
in German der Spieß…
in Chinese (Simplified) 串肉扦…
in Indonesian tusukan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 串肉針, 串肉叉…
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