Meaning of “broadside” in the English Dictionary

"broadside" in British English

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broadsidenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbrɔːd.saɪd/ us /ˈbrɑːd.saɪd/

broadsideadverb

/ˈbrɔːd.saɪd/ /ˈbrɔːd.saɪd/ /ˈbrɑːd.saɪd/

broadsideverb [ T ]

/ˈbrɔːd.saɪd/ /ˈbrɔːd.saɪd/ /ˈbrɑːd.saɪd/ mainly US

(Definition of “broadside” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"broadside" in American English

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broadsidenoun [ C ]

us /ˈbrɔdˌsɑɪd/

broadside noun [ C ] (ATTACK)

a strong written or spoken attack:

Republicans launched another broadside at the president.

broadsideadverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˈbrɔdˌsɑɪd/

broadside adverb [ not gradable ] (ON THE SIDE)

on or from the side:

Her car was struck broadside by a truck.

(Definition of “broadside” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)