Foray - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɔːreɪ|  American pronunciation of the word foray
Brit.  |ˈfɒreɪ|  British pronunciation of the word foray

noun

- a sudden short attack (syn: maraud, raid)
- an initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of competence)

verb

- steal goods; take as spoils (syn: despoil, loot, pillage, plunder, ransack, reave, rifle, strip)
- briefly enter enemy territory

Examples

We made a quick foray into town for some supplies.

It will be my first foray into local government.

Wright is about to make his first foray into the music business.

We make regular forays to France to buy wine.

He has no doubts that his firm's foray into Linux will pay off.

Word forms

noun
singular: foray
plural: forays
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