Other Words for Volley

Volley Adjective Synonyms
give and take, to-and-fro, interaction, reciprocity, exchange, volleying, crossfire, badinage, bantering
Samuel enjoyed the volley of haggling that accompanied every sale.

outpouring, torrent, flood, deluge, inundation, burst, storm, outbreak
The cracks of the muleteer's whip were accompanied by a volley of abuse.

Volley Verb Synonyms
salvo, bombardment, barrage, cannonade, fusillade, discharge, hail, shower
A volley of shot struck the tower, which collapsed.

More Words for Volley

Exchange / Storm

Half Volley

Entertainment / Tennis / Half Volley: A volley shot made after a short bounce MORE

Drop Volley

Entertainment / Tennis / Drop Volley: A drop shot executed from a volley MORE

Reflex Volley

Entertainment / Tennis / Reflex Volley: A volley in which the player has no time to plan the shot, and instead reacts instinctively to get the racket in position to return the ball. This occurs frequently in doubles and in advanced singles. MORE

Stick The Volley

Entertainment / Tennis / Stick The Volley: A volley hit crisply resulting in shot with a sharp downward trajectory. MORE

Serve And Volley

Entertainment / Tennis / Serve And Volley: A strategy to serve and immediately move forward to make a volley and hopefully a winner. MORE


Entertainment / Tennis / Poaching: (in doubles) an aggressive move where the player at net moves to volley a shot intended for his/her partner MORE