blitz

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Etymology[edit]

Shortened from blitzkrieg, from German.

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Noun[edit]

blitz (plural blitzes)

  1. A sudden attack, especially an air raid; usually with reference to The Blitz.
  2. (figuratively) A sudden effort, as a publicity blitz.
  3. (American football) action of a defensive football player who rushes the passer of the football.
  4. (chess) Blitz chess, a form of chess with a short time limit for moves.
  5. A swift and overwhelming attack.

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Verb[edit]

blitz (third-person singular simple present blitzes, present participle blitzing, simple past and past participle blitzed)

  1. To attack.
  2. (American football) To rush the passer.
  3. (cooking) To purée or chop (food products) using a food processor or blender.
    To make nut roast, you have to blitz the nuts in the food processor before adding the parsley and breadcrumbs.

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blitz m (invariable)

  1. blitz