Synonyms of sally in English:

sally


See definition of sally

noun

1‘a week later the garrison made a sally against us’

SYNONYMS

charge, sortie, foray, thrust, drive, offensive, attack, raid, assault, descent, blitz, incursion, invasion, onset, inroad, onslaught, rush, onrush

blitzkrieg

razzia

2‘he sent a dutiful report on his fruitless sally into North Wales’

SYNONYMS

expedition, excursion, trip, outing, jaunt, run, visit, tour, escapade, airing

3‘he looked round, delighted with his sally’

SYNONYMS

witticism, witty remark, smart remark, quip, barb, pleasantry, epigram, aphorism

joke, pun, jest

retort, riposte, counter, rejoinder, return, retaliation

bon mot

informal one-liner, gag, wisecrack, crack, funny, comeback