Definition of onrush:
flak, approach, outpouring, surge, assault, onslaught, blast, onset, aggression, barrage, attempt, oncoming, offense, flack, offensive, tone-beginning, assailment, strike, bombardment, fire, plan of attack, attack.
- "Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North", Fullerton Waldo.
They were sent in haste to Ghent to cover the retreat of the Belgian Army, but on the way they were stopped at Dixmude, where the barbarians with pink skins like boiled pig were established in ten times their number, and where at all costs a stand was to be made to prevent the abominable onrush from spreading farther.- "War", Pierre Loti.
- "The Boy With the U. S. Foresters", Francis Rolt-Wheeler.