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See definition of strafing on Dictionary.com
  • as inair raid
  • as inraid
  • as inbomb
  • as inbombard

synonyms for strafing

  • air attack
  • bombing run
  • air assault
  • air campaign
  • air strike
  • bombing mission
  • bombing raid
  • fire raid
  • saturation raid
  • shuttle raid
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How to use strafing in a sentence

A few instances of both English and German anti-submarine strafing may be of interest.
THE STORY OF OUR SUBMARINESJOHN GRAHAM BOWER
The Huns were strafing heavily and an attack by them was expected.
AVERAGE AMERICANSTHEODORE ROOSEVELT
One could never be sure that each strafing was not the preliminary to an assault.
AVERAGE AMERICANSTHEODORE ROOSEVELT
This Zepp was strafing bombs about for all she was worth, and—who was it?
SEA WARFARERUDYARD KIPLING
In the distance you can see real lovely trees, but nothing grows where the strafing is.
LETTERS TO HELENKEITH HENDERSON
We received the same strafing from the same employer; or, if we were the employer, we administered the same strafing.
THE GLORY OF THE TRENCHESCONINGSBY DAWSON
When he heard the footsteps of our infantry on the stairs, he thought it was his servant and started strafing.
THE GLORY OF THE TRENCHESCONINGSBY DAWSON
Hereabouts we seem now to be doing ten times as much "strafing" as the Boches.
WAR LETTERS OF A PUBLIC-SCHOOL BOYPAUL JONES.
I spent an hour this morning strafing everybody in the cook-house.
OUR CASUALTY AND OTHER STORIESJAMES OWEN HANNAY, AKA GEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
No long lines of planes, now, to make perfect strafing targets.
DAVE DAWSON AT TRUKROBERT SYDNEY BOWEN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STRAFING

  • air assault
  • air attack
  • air campaign
  • air strike
  • bombing mission
  • bombing raid
  • bombing run
  • fire raid
  • saturation raid
  • shuttle raid
  • strafing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.