Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

barricade oneself

Definition of barricade oneself

  1. :  to block oneself off from other people usually inside something as by locking doors or erecting barricades <Students barricaded themselves in the cafeteria to protest university policies.>



Word by Word Definitions

barricadeplay
  1. :  to block off or stop up with a barricade

    :  to prevent access to by means of a barricade

  1. :  an obstruction or rampart thrown up across a way or passage to check the advance of the enemy

    :  barrier

    :  barrier, obstacle

oneselfplay
  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up barricade oneself? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a secret group of plotters

Get Word of the Day daily email!