drumfire
noun Date: 1916 1. artillery firing so continuous as to sound like a drumroll 2. something suggestive of drumfire in intensity ; barrage <
a drumfire of publicity
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  • drumfire — n. barrage to keep up an incessant drumfire * * * [ barrage ] to keep up an incessant drumfire …   Combinatory dictionary

  • drumfire — /drum fuyeur /, n. gunfire so heavy and continuous as to sound like the beating of drums. [1915 20; DRUM1 + FIRE] * * * …   Universalium

  • drumfire — noun Heavy, continuous, rapid gunfire …   Wiktionary

  • drumfire — n. intense artillery fire …   English contemporary dictionary

  • drumfire — noun heavy continuous rapid artillery fire …   English new terms dictionary

  • drumfire — drum•fire [[t]ˈdrʌmˌfaɪər[/t]] n. mil gunfire so heavy and continuous as to sound like the beating of drums • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • drumfire — /ˈdrʌmfaɪə/ (say drumfuyuh) noun gunfire so heavy and continuous as to sound like the beating of drums …   Australian English dictionary

  • drumfire — n. 1 Mil. heavy continuous rapid artillery fire, usu. heralding an infantry attack. 2 a barrage of criticism etc …   Useful english dictionary

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