Impale - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪmˈpeɪl|  American pronunciation of the word impale
Brit.  |ɪmˈpeɪl|  British pronunciation of the word impale

verb

- pierce with a sharp stake or point(syn: empale, spike, transfix)

impale a shrimp on a skewer

- kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole(syn: stake)

the enemies were impaled and left to die

Examples

...impale a marshmallow or two on that stick and let's start toasting...

Their heads were impaled on Charles Bridge as a warning to others.

impale a shrimp on a skewer

the enemies were impaled and left to die

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: impale
he/she/it: impales
present participle: impaling
past tense: impaled
past participle: impaled
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