dragoon into

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of dragoon into

:to force or convince (someone) to do (something)
  • Somehow I was dragooned into working overtime.

Word by Word Definitions

dragoon play
  1. : a member of a European military unit formerly composed of heavily armed mounted troops

  2. : cavalryman

  1. : to subjugate or persecute by harsh use of troops

  2. : to force into submission or compliance especially by violent measures


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up dragoon into? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by intense feeling

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!