Associations to the word «Ambush»

Wiktionary

AMBUSH, noun. The act of concealing oneself and lying in wait to attack by surprise.
AMBUSH, noun. An attack launched from a concealed position.
AMBUSH, noun. The troops posted in a concealed place, for attacking by surprise; those who lie in wait.
AMBUSH, verb. (transitive) To station in ambush with a view to surprise an enemy.
AMBUSH, verb. (transitive) To attack by ambush; to waylay.
AMBUSH BUG, noun. Any insect in the subfamily Phymatinae of the family Reduviidae
AMBUSH BUGS, noun. Plural of ambush bug
AMBUSH JOURNALISM, noun. (journalism) The tactic used by a news reporter who intercepts an uncooperative person in an unexpected place, such as a sidewalk or parking lot, in order to put questions to that individual and elicit spur-of-the-moment responses.
AMBUSH MARKETING, noun. (business) A marketing strategy wherein advertisers associate themselves with, and therefore capitalize on, a particular event without paying any sponsorship fee.

Dictionary definition

AMBUSH, noun. The act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise.
AMBUSH, verb. Wait in hiding to attack.
AMBUSH, verb. Hunt (quarry) by stalking and ambushing.

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