- 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 blitzingabuse, invade, rape, violate, blame, criticize, raid, bombard, destroy, attack, blast, strafe, hound, bomb, besiege, pester, blitz, harass, barrage, batter
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Contemporary Examples of blitzing
She began the process herself by blitzing the media last April.Don't Cry for Desiree
February 27, 2010
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.