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broadside

broad·side

broadside

pronunciation:
brawd saId
parts of speech:
noun, adverb, intransitive verb, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a strong, often abusive criticism or denunciation.
definition 2: the simultaneous discharge of all the guns on one side of a warship.
definition 3: a sheet of paper printed on one side only for distribution or posting, or a ballad or satire printed on such sheets.
definition 4: the entire side of a ship that is above the water line.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: with the broadest side facing a given point or direction.
The motorcycle hit the car broadside.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: broadsided, broadsides, broadsiding
definition 1: to proceed with the broadest side toward a given direction.
definition 2: to deliver a strong criticism or denunciation.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to attack verbally.
definition 2: to collide with, as in an automobile crash.