- Word Combinations (verb)
|part of speech:
||browbeats, browbeating, browbeat, browbeaten
||to bully or dominate by means of intimidating words or actions; domineer.
The small country refused to be browbeaten by its powerful neighbors.The coach browbeats the players into improving their performance, but it doesn't always work.She felt as if she had to browbeat her husband to get him to do anything around the house.
- bluster, bully, domineer, hector
- similar words:
- bulldoze, coerce, cow, dragoon, force, henpeck, intimidate, ride, terrorize, tyrannize
||dominate, menace, push