a long flat-bottomed boat for carrying freight on canals and rivers, either under its own power or towed by another. a long ornamental boat used for pleasure or ceremony. a boat used by the chief officers of a warship. 1 [no object, with adverbial of direction] move forcefully or roughly:we can’t just barge into a private garden
) intrude or interrupt rudely or awkwardly:sorry to barge in on your cosy evening
[with object] (chiefly in a sporting context) run into and collide with (someone), typically intentionally: you can use this method to barge an opponent just barge the other skater off the ball
2 [with object] convey (freight) by barge.