(noun, verb)


1. an outburst resembling the discharge of firearms or the release of bombs

Definition categories: event, burst, outburst

2. rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms

Similar word(s): burst, fusillade, volley

Definition categories: act, fire, firing

3. a sudden outburst of cheers

- there was a salvo of approval

Definition categories: communication, cheer

Sentences with salvo as a noun:

- They admit many salvos, cautions, and reservations. --Eikon Basilike.2006 MetaFilter community weblog Britannica's issued a salvo against Nature's famous "Wikipedia and the EB are comparably error-strewn" analysis.


1. (transitive, intransitive) To discharge weapons in a salvo.