broadside

Primary Meanings of broadside

1.
advadjnv
with a side facing an object
toward a full side
the whole side of a vessel from stem to stern
collide with the broad side of
2.
n
an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
3.
n
a speech of violent denunciation
Full Definitions of broadside
1

adv with a side facing an object

“the train hit the truck broadside
“the wave caught the canoe broadside and capsized it”

adj toward a full side

“a broadside attack”
Synonyms:
side
located on a side

n the whole side of a vessel from stem to stern

“the ship was broadside to the dock”
Type of:
side
an extended outer surface of an object

n all of the armament that is fired from one side of a warship

Type of:
armament
weaponry used by military or naval force

n the simultaneous firing of all the armament on one side of a warship

Type of:
fire, firing
the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy

v collide with the broad side of

Type of:
collide with, hit, impinge on, run into, strike
hit against; come into sudden contact with
2

n an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution

Synonyms:
bill, broadsheet, circular, flier, flyer, handbill, throwaway
Types:
stuffer
an advertising circular that is enclosed with other material and (usually) sent by mail
Type of:
ad, advert, advertisement, advertising, advertizement, advertizing
a public promotion of some product or service
3

n a speech of violent denunciation

Synonyms:
philippic, tirade
Type of:
denouncement, denunciation
a public act of denouncing
declamation
vehement oratory

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