Synonyms for blitzkrieg

Grammar : Noun
Spell : blits-kreeg
Phonetic Transcription : ˈblɪtsˌkrig

Définition of blitzkrieg

Origin :
  • "rapid attack," 1939, from German Blitzkrieg, from Blitz "lightning" (from Middle High German blicze, back-formation from bliczen "to flash," from Old High German blecchazzen "to flash, lighten" (8c.), from Proto-Germanic *blikkatjan, from PIE root *bhel- (1) "to shine, flash, burn;" see bleach (v.)) + Krieg "war" (see kriegspiel).
  • noun charge
Example sentences :
  • The shortcomings of Blitzkrieg ironically rest in its strengths.
  • Extract from : « Shock and Awe » by Harlan K. Ullman

Antonyms for blitzkrieg

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