1. [ noun ] (linguistics) the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)
Synonyms: onslaught outpouring
Related terms: language
2. [ noun ] (military) the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target
Synonyms: battery bombardment shelling barrage_fire

"they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops" "the shelling went on for hours without pausing"

Related terms: fire blast
3. [ verb ] attack with a barrage

"The speaker was barraged by an angry audience"

Related terms: attack
Similar spelling:   barge