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volley meaning and definition

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Definition of volley (noun)

  1. rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
  2. a tennis return made by hitting the ball before it bounces


Definition of volley (verb)

  1. be dispersed in a volley
    • "gun shots volleyed at the attackers"
  2. hit before it touches the ground
    • "volley the tennis ball"
  3. discharge in, or as if in, a volley
    • "the attackers volleyed gunshots at the civilians"
  4. make a volley
  5. utter rapidly
    • "volley a string of curses"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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