noun Also am·bush·ment.
verb (used with object)
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Origin of ambush
OTHER WORDS FROM ambusham·bush·er, nounam·bush·like, adjective
Words nearby ambush
Example sentences from the Web for ambushing
Early scenes show her in an all-white suit, ambushing an assassin.The CIA Spook Turned Comic Book Scribe: Robin Grabs a Gun in ‘Grayson’|Rich Goldstein|June 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A police spokesman said it had received reports the NPA “has been invading villages and ambushing relief goods” in the region.Typhoon Haiyan Tacloban Leaders Calls on Rebels to Avoid Armed Violence|The Telegraph|November 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They had failed in their first effort at ambushing the cut, and Casey knew the troops would prevent a second attempt.The U.P. Trail|Zane Grey
In addition, the country was so blind that it afforded the enemy every facility for ambushing the most advanced troops.The History of the 51st (Highland) Division 1914-1918|Frederick William Bewsher
Finally they got discouraged trying to fight Blant in the open, and tuck to ambushing.Mothering on Perilous|Lucy S. Furman
Three or four men, and as many horses were slain; but the ambushing body was outnumbered, and several of its members killed.Campaigns of a Non-Combatant,|George Alfred Townsend
The mischief was individual now, and ambushing was more common.The Last Stetson|John Fox Jr.