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    broadside

    broadside - Dictionary definition and meaning for word broadside

    Definition
    (noun) an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    Example Sentence
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
    Definition
    (noun) a speech of violent denunciation
    Synonyms : philippic , tirade
    Definition
    (noun) all of the armament that is fired from one side of a warship Definition
    (noun) the whole side of a vessel from stem to stern
    Example Sentence
    • the ship was broadside to the dock
    Definition
    (noun) the simultaneous firing of all the armament on one side of a warship Definition
    (verb) collide with the broad side of
    Example Sentence
    • her car broad-sided mine
    Definition
    (adj) toward a full side
    Example Sentence
    • a broadside attack
    Definition
    (adv) with a side facing an object
    Example Sentence
    • the train hit the truck broadside
    • the wave caught the canoe broadside and capsized it
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