- Broadside Broad"side`, n.
1. (Naut.) The side of a ship above the water line, from the
bow to the quarter.
2. A discharge of or from all the guns on one side of a ship, at the same time. [1913 Webster]
3. A volley of abuse or denunciation. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.