Pronunciation of broadside: B R AO1 D S AY0 D ('brɔd,saɪd)
Number of syllables of broadside: 2
Definition of broadside
- (n): the simultaneous firing of all the armament on one side of a warship
- (n): the whole side of a vessel from stem to stern; "the ship was broadside to the dock"
- (n): all of the armament that is fired from one side of a warship
- (n): a speech of violent denunciation
- (n): an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution; "he mailed the circular to all subscribers"
- (v): collide with the broad side of; "her car broad-sided mine"
- (s): toward a full side; "a broadside attack"
- (r): with a side facing an object; "the train hit the truck broadside"; "the wave caught the canoe broadside and capsized it"
Examples of broadside
- And this is a good broadside of criticism.
- Sassacus struck Albemarle's starboard broadside.
- Magenta class broadside ironclad.
- The broadside helical is polarized in the circular mode.
- The 74 now pouring a broadside into her.
- I guess you can hold on to the trigger part and hit them broadside.
- It was published as a broadside ballad.
- It is part of a broadside collection from 1584.
- They couldn't hit the broadside of a barn.
- It apparently came from a broadside.