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
Related Words for blitzedabuse, invade, rape, violate, blame, criticize, raid, bombard, destroy, attack, blast, strafe, hound, bomb, besiege, pester, blitz, harass, barrage, batter
Examples from the Web for blitzed
Contemporary Examples of 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
October 17, 2012
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?
July 5, 2012
Now it looked as if the neighborhood had been blitzed with bombs.Storm Hits Joplin
Terry Greene Sterling
May 25, 2011
Then Preston Tingle arrived in a news van and he was blitzed.The Christmas Troll
December 22, 2010
The spread of swine flu looks similar to the financial flu that blitzed and crippled our banking system last year.The Next Global Panic
Joshua Cooper Ramo
April 28, 2009
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.