One tirade even earned Nugent a visit from the Secret Service.
This is not a tirade against divorce or against the working mother.
After a five-minute tirade, he hangs up, and I fall into a deep depression.
Notably absent from his tirade, however, is any mention of safety.
In December, he unleashed a tirade against them, saying they had “lost all credibility.”
It was, so Billy thought, even as he launched it, a tirade satisfying and magnificent.
The deputy followed me, indulging in a tirade of most abusive language.
Since the sheriff was a bachelor, there was nobody in his apartment to enjoy this tirade.
It was quite possible, for the other had not paused a moment in her tirade.
Although during this tirade her audience had disappeared, eternal vigilance was forever Mrs. Barrows' motto.
1801, "a 'volley of words,' " from French tirade "speech, volley, shot, continuation, drawing out" (16c.), from tirer "draw out, endure, suffer," or the French word is perhaps from cognate Italian tirata "a volley," from past participle of tirare "to draw." The whole Romanic word group is of uncertain origin; some think it is a shortening of the source of Old French martirer "endure martyrdom" (see martyr).