Definitions of broadside

  1. collide with the broad side of; " her car broad- sided mine"
  2. an advertisement ( usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution; " he mailed the circular to all subscribers"
  3. the whole side of a vessel from stem to stern; " the ship was broadside to the dock"
  4. ( naval) all of the armament that is fired from one side of a warship
  5. The side of a ship above the water line, from the bow to the quarter.
  6. A discharge of or from all the guns on one side of a ship, at the same time.
  7. A volley of abuse or denunciation.
  8. A sheet of paper containing one large page, or printed on one side only; - called also broadsheet.
  9. The entire side of a ship above the water- line; shots from all the cannon at once on one side of a warship; a sheet printed on one side only, and containing information of a popular character; a printed or verbal attack on some public person.
  10. The side of a ship: all the guns on one side of a ship of war, or their simultaneous discharge: a sheet of paper printed on one side.
  11. The side of a ship; all the guns on a side; the discharge of all the guns on a side at once; a sheet printed on one side only.
  12. All the guns on one side of a man- of- war, or their simultaneous discharge; any sweeping attack.
  13. A vessel's side above the water- line.
  14. A large sheet of paper, printed on one side.
  15. The side of a ship; discharge of all the guns on one side at once; a sheet printed on one side.
  16. The side of a ship above the water- line; in a war- ship, all the guns on one side discharged at once.
  17. with a side facing an object; " the train hit the truck broadside"; " the wave caught the canoe broadside and capsized it"
  18. the simultaneous firing of all the armament on one side of a warship
  19. all of the armament that is fired from one side of a warship
  20. With the side turned or exposed.
  21. With the broadside turned, presented, or exposed.
  22. toward a full side; " a broadside attack"
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