Browbeat

Definition of Browbeat

Brow´beat`
v. t.1.To depress or bear down with haughty, stern looks, or with arrogant speech and dogmatic assertions; to abash or disconcert by impudent or abusive words or looks; to bully; as, to browbeat witnesses.
[imp. Browbeat; p. p. Browbeaten ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Browbeating.]
My grandfather was not a man to be browbeaten.
- W. Irving.

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