Pronunciation of Broadside
/bɹˈɔːdsa͡ɪd/, /bɹˈɔːdsaɪd/, /b_ɹ_ˈɔː_d_s_aɪ_d/
Synonyms for broadside:
jackknife, endwise, stall, head-on, rear end, rollover, crack-up, write off, fender-bender, distress, pileup, sideswipe, fishtail, car crash, shunt, shipwreck, skid, blindside, wreckage, whiplash, smash up, aquaplane, lengthways, collision, accident, widthwise, blowout, lateral, widthways, hit-and-run, hydroplane.
Other synonyms and related words:
greenback, aviator, airman, edgewise, pamphlet, eyeshade, account, gamin, billhook, accident, neb, edgeways, visor, skid, smash, crack-up, blindside, banknote, rollover, widthwise, hydroplane, bank bill, volley, government note, note, hit-and-run, pileup, puncture, aeronaut, wreckage, distress, widthways, card, bank note, sidewise, blowout, nib, leaflet, invoice, flat, jackknife, sideways, wreck, placard, beak, side-on, poster, crabwise, measure, vizor, posting, notice, peak, fishtail, shunt.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
placard, handbill, bill.
Usage examples for broadside:
- Instead, however, of opening fire with his broadside, the enemy sent out boarding parties in five boats. - "American Merchant Ships and Sailors", Willis J. Abbot.
- The ship had now turned so that it was broadside to the distant submarine. - "The Boy Volunteers with the Submarine Fleet", Kenneth Ward.
- The steamer drifted broadside to the shore, one stern wheel revolving lazily, and then they saw, Imgani amongst the rest, that the decks were crowded with soldiers, impassive brown men in blue uniforms and fezes. - "Sanders of the River", Edgar Wallace.