Pronunciation: \bə-ˈräzh, -ˈräj\
Etymology: French barrage barrier fire
1 : artillery fire laid on a line close to friendly troops to screen and protect them
2 : a vigorous or rapid outpouring or projection of many things at once
"Despite being the subject of a publicity barrage, I couldn't get work. I'd burned through my United Artists salary and was flat broke — not an uncommon predicament for Hollywood performers."
— Tab Hunter, Tab Hunter Confidential, 2005
Tuesday, September 30, 2008