HyperDic: browbeat

English > 2 senses of the word browbeat:
VERBemotionbrowbeat, strong-arm, bully, bullyrag, ballyrag, boss around, hector, push aroundbe bossy towards
communicationbrowbeat, bully, swaggerdiscourage or frighten with threats / threats or a domineering manner
browbeat > pronunciation
Soundsbraw'biy.t
Rhymesaesthete ... worksheet: 76 rhymes with iyt...
English > browbeat: 2 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningBe bossy towards.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsstrong-arm, bully, bullyrag, ballyrag, boss around, hector, push around
Narrowertyrannize, tyrannise, domineerRule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and autocratic manner
Broaderintimidatemake timid or fearful
Spanishatemorizar, intimidar
Catalanintimidar
English > browbeat: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningdiscourage or frighten with threats / threats or a domineering manner; intimidate.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody into V-ing something
ModelThey browbeat him into writing the letter
Synonymsbully, swagger
Broaderwheedle, cajole, palaver, blarney, coax, sweet-talk, inveigleInfluence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
Spanishatemorizar, intimidar
Catalanintimidar

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