Blitzing



Military.

an overwhelming all-out attack, especially a swift ground attack using armored units and air support.
an intensive aerial bombing.

any swift, vigorous attack, barrage, or defeat:
a blitz of commercials every few minutes.
Football. act or instance of charging directly for (the passer) as soon as the ball is snapped; red-dogging.
bingo.
to attack or defeat with or as if with a blitz:
The town was blitzed mercilessly by enemy planes. The visitors really blitzed the home team.
to destroy; demolish:
His last-minute refusal blitzed all our plans.
Football. to charge directly and immediately at the passer; red-dog.
to move in the manner of a blitz:
a car that will blitz through rough terrain.
Contemporary Examples

Don’t Cry for Desiree Sandra McElwaine February 26, 2010

noun
a violent and sustained attack, esp with intensive aerial bombardment
any sudden intensive attack or concerted effort: an advertising blitz, a drink-driving blitz
(American football) a defensive charge on the quarterback
verb
(transitive) to attack suddenly and intensively
noun
the Blitz, the systematic night-time bombing of Britain in 1940–41 by the German Luftwaffe
n.

Any heavy onslaught or attack: His best strategy was a blitz of TV spots just before the election (1940s+)
An electronic-mail (e-mail) message (1990s+)
A chess game that must be played within ten minutes (1990s+)

To defeat without being scored upon; blank, shut out: They blitzed the Mariners 12–zip (1970s+)
To rush the quarterback in force, hoping to prevent him from completing a pass (1960s+ Football)
: We blitzed her with questions (1940s+)

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