HyperDic: bludgeon

English > 3 senses of the word bludgeon:
NOUNartifactbludgeona club used as a weapon
VERBsocialbludgeonovercome or coerce as if by using a heavy club
contactbludgeon, clubstrike with a club or a bludgeon
bludgeon > pronunciation
Soundsblah'jhahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > bludgeon: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA club used as a weapon.
Narrowerblackjack, cosh, sapA piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle
Broaderclubstout stick that is larger at one end
Spanishcachiporra, clava, garrote, maza, porra
Verbsbludgeonstrike with a club or a bludgeon
bludgeonovercome or coerce as if by using a heavy club
English > bludgeon: 3 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningOvercome or coerce as if by using a heavy club.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody into V-ing something
Example"The teacher bludgeoned the students into learning the math formulas"
Broadercoerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, forceTo cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means
Spanishmachacar
Nounsbludgeona club used as a weapon
English > bludgeon: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningstrike with a club or a bludgeon.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThe fighter managed to bludgeon his opponent
Synonymclub
BroaderhitDeal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
Spanishaporrear, dar bastonazos
Catalanbastonejar, garrotejar
Nounsbludgeona club used as a weapon
bludgeoneran assailant who uses a bludgeon

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