meaning of Browbeating

Browbeating meaning in General Dictionary

The work of bearing down abashing or disconcerting with stern looks supercilious ways or confident assertions

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  • of Browbeat
  • The act of bearing down, abashing, or disconcerting, with stern looks, supercilious ways, or confident assertions.

Browbeating meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Browbeat

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  • (letter.) The work of bearing down, abashing, or disconcerting, with stern looks, supercilious manners, or confident assertions.

Sentence Examples with the word Browbeating

He naturally referred the question to the cardinals about him; with whom Gardiner held long arguments, enforced, it would seem, by not a little browbeating of the College.

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