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blitz

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noun \ˈblits\

Simple Definition of blitz

  • : 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

  1. 1 a :  blitzkrieg 1 b (1) :  an intensive aerial military campaign (2) :  air raid

  2. 2 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>



Circa 1939

First Known Use of blitz

circa 1939

Rhymes with blitz




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