A bitter attack or denunciation, especially a verbal one.
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- I wonder if the new editor of the Daily Telegraph has any Irish blood and will tone down the paper's anti-euro, anti-EU philippics.
- They have also launched countless philippics against Labour's love of the target and the quota, and all manner of diktat from Whitehall.
- The other part of her book which has impressed me is her philippic on Europe and her call for Britain to begin the process of withdrawal from the European Union.