Thesaurus

cannonade

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of cannonade

(Entry 1 of 2)

a rapid or overwhelming outpouring of many things at once
  • the director of the sporting event was greeted at the scene with a cannonade of complaints

Synonyms for cannonade

Words Related to cannonade

Near Antonyms for cannonade

cannonade

verb

Synonyms of cannonade (Entry 2 of 2)

to use bombs or artillery against
  • the artillery cannonaded the enemy encampment all night

Synonyms for cannonade

Words Related to cannonade

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About cannonade

Time Traveler for cannonade

Time Traveler

The first known use of cannonade was in 1562

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near cannonade

cannon

cannonade

cannonaded

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Cannonade.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cannonade. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!