HyperDic: threatening

English > 2 senses of the word threatening:
ADJECTIVEallthreatening, baleful, forbidding, menacing, minacious, minatory, ominous, sinisterthreatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
allthreatening, heavy, lowering, sullendarkened by clouds
threatening > pronunciation
Soundsthreh'tahnihng; threh'tnihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > threatening: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningthreatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments.
Example "his threatening behavior"
Synonymsbaleful, forbidding, menacing, minacious, minatory, ominous, sinister
BroaderalarmingFrightening because of an awareness of danger
Spanishagorero, amenazador, amenazante, funesto, ominoso, siniestro
Catalanamenaçador, ominós, sinistre
Adverbsthreateninglyin a menacing manner
English > threatening: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdarkened by clouds.
Synonymsheavy, lowering, sullen
BroadercloudyFull of or covered with clouds
Catalancarregat

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