Thesaurus

tirade

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of tirade

a long angry speech or scolding
  • after the inspection by the health department, we had to listen to the manager's tirade about keeping the restaurant's kitchen cleaner

Synonyms for tirade

Words Related to tirade

Near Antonyms for tirade

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About tirade

Time Traveler for tirade

Time Traveler

The first known use of tirade was in 1802

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near tirade

tip-tops

tirade

tirades

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Tirade.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tirade. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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

More from Merriam-Webster on tirade

Nglish: Translation of tirade for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of tirade for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

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!