Synonyms and Antonyms for Dunkirk

1. Dunkirk (n.)

an amphibious evacuation in World War II (1940) when 330,000 Allied troops had to be evacuated from the beaches in northern France in a desperate retreat under enemy fire


2. Dunkirk (n.)

a crisis in which a desperate effort is the only alternative to defeat


3. Dunkirk (n.)

a seaport in northern France on the North Sea; scene of the evacuation of British forces in 1940 during World War II