Meaning of “volley” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun uk us /ˈvɒli/

[ C ] in sports, a kick or hit in which a player returns a ball before it touches the ground

a volley of shots/gunfire, etc

a lot of bullets shot at the same time:

A volley of bullets ripped through the floorboards.
a volley of abuse/complaints, etc

a lot of insults/complaints, etc said at the same time

(Definition of “volley noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)