browbeat

(redirected from browbeated)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

brow·beat

 (brou′bēt′)
tr.v. brow·beat, brow·beat·en (-bēt′n), brow·beat·ing, brow·beats
To intimidate or subjugate by an overbearing manner or domineering speech; bully. See Synonyms at intimidate.

brow′beat′er n.

browbeat

(ˈbraʊˌbiːt)
vb, -beats, -beating, -beat or -beaten
(tr) to discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate
ˈbrowˌbeater n

brow•beat

(ˈbraʊˌbit)

v.t. -beat, -beat•en, -beat•ing.
to intimidate by overbearing looks or words; bully.
[1575–85]
brow′beat`er, n.

browbeat


Past participle: browbeaten
Gerund: browbeating

Imperative
browbeat
browbeat
Present
I browbeat
you browbeat
he/she/it browbeats
we browbeat
you browbeat
they browbeat
Preterite
I browbeat
you browbeat
he/she/it browbeat
we browbeat
you browbeat
they browbeat
Present Continuous
I am browbeating
you are browbeating
he/she/it is browbeating
we are browbeating
you are browbeating
they are browbeating
Present Perfect
I have browbeaten
you have browbeaten
he/she/it has browbeaten
we have browbeaten
you have browbeaten
they have browbeaten
Past Continuous
I was browbeating
you were browbeating
he/she/it was browbeating
we were browbeating
you were browbeating
they were browbeating
Past Perfect
I had browbeaten
you had browbeaten
he/she/it had browbeaten
we had browbeaten
you had browbeaten
they had browbeaten
Future
I will browbeat
you will browbeat
he/she/it will browbeat
we will browbeat
you will browbeat
they will browbeat
Future Perfect
I will have browbeaten
you will have browbeaten
he/she/it will have browbeaten
we will have browbeaten
you will have browbeaten
they will have browbeaten
Future Continuous
I will be browbeating
you will be browbeating
he/she/it will be browbeating
we will be browbeating
you will be browbeating
they will be browbeating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been browbeating
you have been browbeating
he/she/it has been browbeating
we have been browbeating
you have been browbeating
they have been browbeating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been browbeating
you will have been browbeating
he/she/it will have been browbeating
we will have been browbeating
you will have been browbeating
they will have been browbeating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been browbeating
you had been browbeating
he/she/it had been browbeating
we had been browbeating
you had been browbeating
they had been browbeating
Conditional
I would browbeat
you would browbeat
he/she/it would browbeat
we would browbeat
you would browbeat
they would browbeat
Past Conditional
I would have browbeaten
you would have browbeaten
he/she/it would have browbeaten
we would have browbeaten
you would have browbeaten
they would have browbeaten
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.browbeat - be bossy towardsbrowbeat - be bossy towards; "Her big brother always bullied her when she was young"
intimidate - make timid or fearful; "Her boss intimidates her"
domineer, tyrannise, tyrannize - rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and autocratic manner; "her husband and mother-in-law tyrannize her"
2.browbeat - discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate
blarney, cajole, coax, inveigle, sweet-talk, wheedle, palaver - influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"

browbeat

browbeat

verb
To domineer or drive into compliance by the use of as threats or force, for example:
Informal: strong-arm.
Translations

browbeat

[ˈbraʊbiːt] (browbeat (pt) (browbeaten (pp))) VTintimidar, convencer con amenazas
to browbeat sb into doing sthintimidar a algn para que haga algo

browbeat

[ˈbraʊbiːt] vtintimider, brusquer
to browbeat sb → intimider qn
to browbeat sb into doing sth → forcer qn à faire qch

browbeat

pret <browbeat>, ptp <browbeaten>
vtunter (moralischen) Druck setzen; to browbeat somebody into doing somethingjdn so unter Druck setzen, dass er etw tut; I can’t browbeat you into accepting itich kann euch natürlich nicht (dazu) zwingen, es anzunehmen; I won’t be browbeatenich lasse mich nicht tyrannisieren or unter Druck setzen

browbeat

[ˈbraʊˌbiːt] (browbeat (pt) (browbeaten (pp))) vtintimidire
to browbeat sb into doing sth → costringere qn a fare qc con la prepotenza
References in periodicals archive ?
The Congress, however, browbeated the BJP, saying that in its 2004 poll manifesto, it had committed to initiate 26 per cent FDI in retail trade if re-elected to power.