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
Lucas’ bill comes as Trump is escalating his Twitter tirade against media outlets.
Ultimately, an annoyed Price pulled of his hat and paused his tirade.
Anyway, Neshek seems to be taking the revelation of his angry tirade in stride.
The Cubs manager expects to be fined by Major League Baseball for his tirade after an out at home plate was overturned in the seventh inning of Game 1 of the National League Championship Series.
Unfortunately, the Harlem rapper has gotten more attention for her Twitter tirades than her music.
New Orleans had just won its fifth straight game, beating the Chicago Bears 20-12 on Sunday, and Saints running back Mark Ingram was on a tirade in the locker room.
But then, to keep viewers engaged, the first episode ended with Laura posting a furious tirade about the assault on Andrew’s social-media page while the investigation was just beginning.
Vedder took a stand by taking a knee, in solidarity with the NFL in protest of Trump’s latest tirade.
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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
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