fusillade
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈfjuːsɪˌle͡ɪd/
Noun

fusillade (plural fusillades)

  1. the simultaneous firing of a number of firearms
  2. (by extension) a rapid outburst
    • 1901, W. W. Jacobs, "The Monkey's Paw"
      But her husband was on his hands and knees groping wildly on the floor in search of the paw. If he could only find it before the thing outside got in. A perfect fusillade of knocks reverberated through the house, and he heard the scraping of a chair as his wife put it down in the passage against the door.
Translations Translations Verb

fusillade (fusillades, present participle fusillading; past and past participle fusilladed)

  1. to fire, or attack with, a fusillade



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