Fusillade meaning

fyo͝osə-läd, -lād, -zə-, fyo͝osə-läd, -lād, -zə-
A discharge from a number of firearms, fired simultaneously or in rapid succession.
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A rapid outburst or barrage.

A fusillade of insults.

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To attack with a fusillade.
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A simultaneous or rapid and continuous discharge of many firearms.
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Something like this; barrage.

A fusillade of questions.

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To shoot down or attack with a fusillade.
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The simultaneous firing of a number of firearms.
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(by extension) A rapid outburst.
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To fire, or attack with, a fusillade.
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Origin of fusillade

  • French from fusiller to shoot from fusil firearm fusil

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French fusillade, from fusiller (“shoot with a firearm”), from fusil (“rifle, gun”)

    From Wiktionary