from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A long angry or violent speech, usually of a censorious or denunciatory nature; a diatribe.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A long, angry or violent speech; a diatribe
- n. A section of verse concerning a single theme; a laisse
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A declamatory strain or flight of censure or abuse; a rambling invective; an oration or harangue abounding in censorious and bitter language.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A long-drawn passage in speech or writing; an uninterrupted sequence of expression or declamation on a single theme, as in poetry, the drama, or conversation.
- n. In specific English use, a long vehement speech; an outpour of vituperation or censure.
- n. In music, a diatonic run or slide inserted between two tones that are separated by a considerable interval, producing a kind of portamento effect.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a speech of violent denunciation
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Zimbabwe by threatening what it called a tirade of bad publicity over Blair's departure.
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Silva blasted the leaders in the northern hemisphere in a name calling tirade at the sparsely attended summit of Amazon nations before Copenhagen.
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Forty years ago Dr. Laura could have gone on her N-word tirade with no one batting an eye.
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Open in September, calling the tirade, quote, "a major offense", grand slam officials threatened to bar Williams from future U.S.