(noun, verb)


1. witty remark

Similar word(s): crack, quip, wisecrack

Definition categories: communication, comment, input, remark

2. a military action in which besieged troops burst forth from their position

Similar word(s): sortie

Definition categories: act, action

3. a venture off the beaten path

- a sally into the wide world beyond his home

Definition categories: act, venture


1. (intransitive) To make a sudden attack on an enemy from a defended position.

2. (intransitive) To set out on an excursion; venture; depart (often followed by "forth.")

3. (intransitive) To venture off the beaten path.