browbeater

  • 1browbeater — See browbeat. * * * …

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  • 2browbeater — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One who is habitually cruel to smaller or weaker people: bulldozer, bully, hector, intimidator. Archaic: brave. See OVER …

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  • 3browbeater — brow·beat·er …

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  • 4browbeater — ˈbrau̇ˌbēd.ə(r), ētə noun : one that browbeats …

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  • 5browbeat — browbeater, n. /brow beet /, v.t., browbeat, browbeaten, browbeating. to intimidate by overbearing looks or words; bully: They browbeat him into agreeing. [1575 85; BROW + BEAT] Syn. cow, badger, tyrannize, harass, coerce. * * * …

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  • 6bully — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. hector, brawler; plug ugly; tyrant. v. t. intimidate, browbeat, hector, bulldoze. See evildoer, insolence, threat. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. tormentor, ruffian, tough, tyrant; see rascal . v. Syn.… …

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  • 7browbeat — verb /ˈbrɑʊ.biːt/ To bully in an intimidating, bossy, or supercilious way. Though the teacher browbeat all the children, they still acted out during the lesson. Syn: bully, cow, domineer …

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  • 8bully — Synonyms and related words: Antaeus, Atlas, Briareus, Brobdingnagian, Charles Atlas, Cyclops, Goliath, Hercules, Herod, OK, Polyphemus, Samson, Superman, Tarzan, Titan, ace high, admirable, annoyer, awe, bad, badgerer, bang up, battler, beat down …

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  • 9hector — Synonyms and related words: Captain Bobadil, Gascon, Herod, Texan, aggravate, annoy, badger, bait, be at, bedevil, beset, big mouth, blatherskite, blower, blowhard, bludgeon, bluff, bluffer, bluster, bluster and bluff, bluster out of, blusterer,… …

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  • 10hector — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. bully, torment, plague, domineer, bluster. See insolence, threat. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. browbeat, bully, nag; see bait 2 , bother 2 . See Synonym Study at bait . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v.… …

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  • 11bulldozer — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. earthmover, grader, plow, heavy machinery. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One who is habitually cruel to smaller or weaker people: browbeater, bully, hector, intimidator. Archaic: brave. See OVER …

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  • 12intimidator — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One who is habitually cruel to smaller or weaker people: browbeater, bulldozer, bully, hector. Archaic: brave. See OVER …

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  • 13browbeat — verb (past browbeat; past participle browbeaten) intimidate or cajole with words or looks. Derivatives browbeater noun …

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  • 14bully — I. n. 1. Blusterer, swaggerer, vaporer, hector, fire eater, Hotspur, mock hero, swash buckler, browbeater, bully rook, bully rock, domineering stormer. 2. Desperado, villain, blackguard, bawd protector, harlot s henchman. II. v. a. Browbeat,… …

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  • 15bully — n 1. browbeater, hector, ruffian, intimidator, Sl. bulldozer, Inf. terror, coercer, dictator, oppressor, despot, tyrant, hard taskmaster, Simon Legree. 2. blusterer, roisterer, vaporer, ranter, raver, rowdy, U.S. tough; (all usually of women)… …

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  • 16terrorist — n 1. desperado, gunman, gangster, criminal, mafioso, (in Paris) apache; thug, tough, mugger, ruffian, rowdy, hoodlum, Sl. hood, Inf. goon, hooligan, roughneck, Inf. baddy, Australian Si. larrikin, Brit. Hist. Mohock. 2. highwayman, footpad, Sl.… …

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  • 17bully — [n] domineering person annoyer, antagonizer, browbeater, bulldozer, coercer, harrier, hector, insolent, intimidator, oppressor, persecutor, pest, rascal, rowdy, ruffian, tease, tormenter, tough; concept 423 bully [v] intimidate, push around… …

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  • 18browbeat — v.tr. (past beat; past part. beaten) intimidate with stern looks and words. Derivatives: browbeater n …

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