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Princeton's WordNet

  1. safety blitz, linebacker blitzing, blitznoun

    (American football) defensive players try to break through the offensive line

  2. blitz, blitzkriegverb

    a swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment

  3. blitzverb

    attack suddenly and without warning

    "Hitler blitzed Poland"


  1. blitznoun

    A sudden attack, especially an air raid; usually with reference to The Blitz.

    Etymology: Shortened from Blitzkrieg.

  2. blitznoun

    A sudden effort, as a publicity blitz.

    Etymology: Shortened from Blitzkrieg.

  3. blitznoun

    action of a defensive football player who rushes the passer of the football.

    Etymology: Shortened from Blitzkrieg.

  4. blitznoun

    Blitz chess, a form of chess with a short time limit for moves.

    Etymology: Shortened from Blitzkrieg.

  5. blitznoun

    A swift and overwhelming attack.

    Etymology: Shortened from Blitzkrieg.

  6. blitzverb

    To attack.

    Etymology: Shortened from Blitzkrieg.

  7. blitzverb

    To rush the passer.

    Etymology: Shortened from Blitzkrieg.

  8. blitzverb

    To purée or chop (food products) using a food processor or blender.

    To make nut roast, you have to blitz the nuts in the food processor before adding the parsley and breadcrumbs.

    Etymology: Shortened from Blitzkrieg.

  9. Blitznoun

    The series of air raids launched on various cities in Britain (not just London) by the German airforce in 1940-1. They were also known as the Baedeker Raids.

    Etymology: Shortened from Blitzkrieg.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blitz in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blitz in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of blitz in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    A person who has attained popularity not in reality,but superficially built it merely through media blitz or mass publicity is praised by only those people who have either stupidity deeply rooted in their life or are involved heavily into the activity of sycophancy and hypocrisy.

  2. Francois Carrard:

    When you give a long interview, what you talk about is squeezed for printing, i expressed surprise at the harshness of the action taken in Zurich, it was a surprise blitz so to speak. I have the greatest respect for the American justice and I have no frustration at all with them.

  3. William Swann:

    ( You're) creating this ecosystem that doesn't just run as a one or two-month media blitz when you're launching a product, you now have something on a streamer that they can... remind consumers about for 10 years.

  4. Peter Hamlyn:

    It was clearly a one-sided fight by the seventh or eighth round and it should have been stopped. He took too many uppercuts and he suffered a blitz, it seemed insane for it to go on, because only one man was going to win the fight.

  5. Mohammad Abuershaid:

    It was kind of like a blitz.

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    a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
    • A. gauge
    • B. aspiration
    • C. rapture
    • D. confectionery

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