Examples of browbeat in a Sentence
His father likes to browbeat waiters and waitresses.
they would often browbeat the younger child until he cried
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During a party celebrating the release of one of her books, Hartman browbeats a guest for not paying sufficient attention to the photographs on the wall.
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BROWBEAT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of browbeat for English Language Learners
: to use threats or angry speech to make (someone) do or accept something
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