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Definition of 'onslaught'


  1. a sudden and severe onset of trouble
  2. (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons); "the attack began at dawn"
       Synonyms: attack onset onrush
  3. the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written); "a barrage of questions"; "a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake"
       Synonyms: barrage bombardment outpouring

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