Definition of 'threatening'
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They were not evil or wicked or even particularly threatening. TREASON KEEP (2001)Trying to find a less threatening father, trying to find a listening mother. LOST CHILDREN (2001)Shakily, Adam rose to his feet while the dog fixed him with a baleful glare and a low threatening rumble escaped its throat. LOST SUMMER (2001)
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Translations for 'threatening'
British English: threatening /ˈθrɛtnɪŋ/ ADJECTIVE
You can describe someone's behaviour as threatening when you think that they are trying to harm you.
...a threatening phone call.
- American English: threatening
- Arabic: تَهْدِيدِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: ameaçador
- Chinese: 胁迫的
- Croatian: prijeteći
- Czech: výhružný
- Danish: truende
- Dutch: dreigend
- European Spanish: amenazador
- Finnish: uhkaava
- French: menaçant
- German: drohend
- Greek: απειλητικός
- Italian: minaccioso
- Japanese: 脅すような
- Korean: 위협적인
- Norwegian: truende
- Polish: groźny
- European Portuguese: ameaçador
- Romanian: amenințător
- Russian: угрожающий
- Spanish: amenazador
- Swedish: hotfull
- Thai: ที่ขู่เข็ญ
- Turkish: tehdit edici
- Ukrainian: загрозливий
- Vietnamese: đe dọa
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