Synonyms of ambush in English:

ambush

noun

  • seven members of a patrol were killed in an ambush
    surprise attack, trap, snare, pitfall, lure
    dated ambuscade
  • verb

    Back to top  
  • a gang of twenty youths ambushed their patrol car
    attack by surprise, trap, surprise, pounce on, lay a trap for, set an ambush for, lie in wait for, waylay, entrap, ensnare;
    North American bushwhack
    archaic ambuscade
  • Definition of ambush in:

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day flagitious
    Pronunciation: fləˈdʒɪʃəs
    adjective
    (of a person or their actions) criminal; villainous