strong-arm


1strong–arm

adjective \ˈstrŋ-ˈärm\

: using force or threats to make someone do what is wanted

Full Definition of STRONG-ARM

:  having or using undue force

First Known Use of STRONG-ARM

1897

2strong–arm

transitive verb

: to use force or threats to make (someone) do what is wanted

Full Definition of STRONG-ARM

1
a :  to use force on :  assault
b :  bully, intimidate
2
:  to rob by force

First Known Use of STRONG-ARM

1903

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