What is another word for Volleys?

Pronunciation: [vˈɒlɪz] (IPA)

Volleys are a type of shot in various sports, including tennis, soccer, and volleyball. While "volley" is a simpler term to describe a high-speed shot, there are various synonyms to describe this type of shot. In tennis and soccer, the term "drive" is often used, indicating a powerful, flat shot. "Smash" is another synonym that describes a forceful shot with a downward trajectory. In volleyball, "spike" and "kill" are the most common terms used to describe a high-speed shot. Overall, these synonyms capture the essence of a volley: a quick, powerful shot that demands precision and often results in a point for the player or team making the shot.

What are the hypernyms for Volleys?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Volleys

At the end of the Mass the people filed out quietly, but at the church door they broke into Volleys of rapid-fire French chatter of which Ruth could only catch a little here and there.
"The Shepherd of the North"
Richard Aumerle Maher
But if surprised and frightened, he dashes headlong through the brush with crash of branches, and bump of fallen logs, and Volleys of dirt and dead wood flung out behind him as he digs his toes into the hillside in his frantic haste to be away.
"Ways of Wood Folk"
William J. Long
It was still blowing a fresh bright gale from the south; the sea, as might be known by the noise of it, beat very heavily against the cliffs of ice; and the extremity of the hollow, where it opened to the ocean but without showing it, was again and again veiled by a vast cloud of spray, the rain of which I could hear ringing like Volleys of shot as the wind smote it and drove it with incredible force against the rocks past the brow of the north slope.
"The Frozen Pirate"
W. Clark Russell

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