Definition of 'fearsome'
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Long ago it must have seemed a fearsome predator. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This man had the most fearsome reputation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He could hardly have picked a more fearsome opponent. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You darkly feathered and fearsome creatures of the wind! The Sun (2016)His ability to evade capture has added to his fearsome reputation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At any moment you half expect a fearsome creature to stomp out of the swamp and ferns. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Ahrendts comes with a slightly fearsome reputation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The resulting animal bore a close physical resemblance to its prehistoric ancestor with a temper to match its fearsome reputation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These fields are a fearsome sight. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They become old friends, not fearsome monsters. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was a fearsome monster about 7ft long. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He's part of a controversial conservation plan teaching cubs born in captivity to become fearsome predators. The Sun (2010)The Druids also had a fearsome reputation as magicians. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)As a result, there was obvious capital to be made from exhibiting mastery over such fearsome creatures. Ambassadors: From Ancient Greece to the Nation State (2006)IT must have been a fearsome sight. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Tiny insects become fearsome monsters. The Sun (2013)The fearsome creatures prove there's more to them than a mouthful of sharp teeth as their complex social lives are probed. The Sun (2015)When the fearsome imaginary creature makes a surprise appearance, the plucky rodent again uses brain over brawn to avoid a nasty end. The Sun (2010)A fearsome sight for England players with tiring legs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Forget Jaws, this is the real world of the fearsome predator. The Sun (2015)The taxman is the clubs' most fearsome opponent - forcing many to take drastic action just to survive. The Sun (2010)They are a wounded animal at the moment and, when animals are wounded, they can turn into fearsome predators. The Sun (2010)A fine serve and improving volleys, added to his agility and speed about the court, make him a fearsome opponent. ITF World of Tennis (1993)
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Translations for 'fearsome'
British English: fearsome ADJECTIVE
Fearsome is used to describe things that are frightening, for example because of their large size or extreme nature.
He had developed a fearsome reputation for intimidating people.
Definition of fearsome from the Collins English Dictionary
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