bestorm

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ storm. Compare Old English bestyrman (to agitate). Cognate with Saterland Frisian bestoarmje (to storm; besiege), West Frisian bestoarmje (to storm; besiege), Dutch bestormen (to storm, assault, rush, attack), German bestürmen (to storm, besiege, bombard, inundate), Swedish bestorma (to besiege, attack, assail).

Verb[edit]

bestorm (third-person singular simple present bestorms, present participle bestorming, simple past and past participle bestormed)

  1. (transitive) To overtake with a storm; assail with storms.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bestorm

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bestormen
  2. imperative of bestormen