Broadside Definition

brôdsīd
broadsided, broadsides, broadsiding
noun
broadsides
The entire side of a ship above the waterline.
Webster's New World
The simultaneous firing of all the guns on one side of a warship.
Webster's New World
The simultaneous discharge of these guns.
American Heritage
A vigorous or abusive attack in words, esp. in a newspaper.
Webster's New World
A large sheet of paper printed on one side, as with a political message.
Webster's New World
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With the side turned (to something)
A boat drifting helplessly, broadside to the waves.
Webster's New World
Directly in the side.
The train rammed the car broadside.
Webster's New World
Indiscriminately.
To level charges broadside.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
verb
To hit or attack broadside or with a broadside.
Webster's New World
To strike or collide with full on the side.
Lost control of the truck and broadsided the car.
American Heritage

To collide with something sideways on.

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Other Word Forms of Broadside

Noun

Singular:
broadside
Plural:
broadsides
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