Examples of tirade in a Sentence
He went into a tirade about the failures of the government.
The coach directed a tirade at the team after the loss.
Recent Examples of tirade from the Web
Then in 2016 came Smith's F-bomb tirade over the dog poop interrogation.
In other news, President Trump renewed his tirades against Amazon’s tax practices in his morning tweetstorm.
Sally and her passive aggressive tirades don't matter anymore.
One week after accepting the White House job, the former hedge-fund boss unleashed an expletive-ridden tirade on a few of his new colleagues in a phone call with a New Yorker reporter.
By Thursday evening, The New Yorker had published his now-infamous tirade unloading on Priebus and on White House chief strategist Steve Bannon.
PolitiFact Wisconsin provides an In Context look at a profanity-laced tirade against Reince Priebus, the Wisconsinite who was replaced Friday as President Donald Trump's chief of staff.
A Taco Bell customer angry about his order went on a tirade Thursday night in Rhode Island, pushing cash registers to the floor and smashing a fish tank.
The entire stunning tirade was reported by ProPublica on Thursday.
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Origin and Etymology of tirade
First Known Use: 1802See Words from the same year
Synonymsdiatribe, harangue, jeremiad, philippic, rant
Related Wordsassault, attack, broadside, invective, lambasting, lashing, tongue-lashing, vituperation; berating, chewing out, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reproof; abuse, castigation, censure, condemnation, criticism, denunciation; belittlement, deprecation, depreciation, disparagement, dissing; excoriation, execration, revilement; admonishment, admonition, lecture, sermon
Near Antonymsencomium, eulogy, panegyric, rhapsody, tribute; acclaim, acclamation, accolade, citation, homage, honor, praise; approval, blessing, commendation, endorsement (also indorsement), sanction; ovation, plaudit, rave
TIRADE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tirade for English Language Learners
: a long and angry speech
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