- blitz can,
- blixen, karen
Origin of blitzed
- an overwhelming all-out attack, especially a swift ground attack using armored units and air support.
- an intensive aerial bombing.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of blitz
Examples from the Web for blitzed
They have blitzed the airwaves and the bookshelves with pseudo-scientific fact-muddling written by non-specialists.The Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy to Lie About Climate Change Has Worked|Jay Michaelson|October 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Assange also has been blitzed by some 10,000 messages supporting his cause and urging Ecuador to grant him asylum.Julian Assange’s Asylum Gamble: End of the Wikileaks Saga?|Mac Margolis|July 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Now it looked as if the neighborhood had been blitzed with bombs.
Then Preston Tingle arrived in a news van and he was blitzed.
Word Origin for blitz
"sudden overwhelming attack," 1940, shortening of blitzkrieg (1939). The use in U.S. football is from 1959. As a verb, 1940, from the noun. Related: Blitzed; blitzing.