noun \ˈblits\

: a military attack in which many bombs are dropped from airplanes

: a fast and powerful effort

: a sudden attack or effort to stop or end something

Full Definition of BLITZ

a :  blitzkrieg 1
b (1) :  an intensive aerial military campaign
(2) :  air raid
a :  a fast intensive nonmilitary campaign or attack <an advertising blitz>
b :  a rush of the passer by a defensive linebacker, back, or end in football
blitz verb

Examples of BLITZ

  1. The company is planning an advertising blitz for the new product.
  2. <a multimedia blitz of advertisements for the summer blockbuster>

First Known Use of BLITZ

circa 1939

Rhymes with BLITZ


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