menacing

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛnɪsɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: men‧acing

Adjective[edit]

menacing (comparative more menacing, superlative most menacing)

  1. Suggesting imminent harm.
  2. Threatening.

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Verb[edit]

menacing

  1. present participle of menace

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Noun[edit]

menacing (plural menacings)

  1. The act of making menaces or threats.
    • 1824-1826, William Cobbett, History of the Protestant Reformation
      They remember his subornings, menacings, bribings, cuttings, maimings, hangings, and burnings.