Definition of idle threat
: a threat that a person does not really mean to follow through with She said she would leave him, but he knew it was an idle threat.
Word by Word Definitions
: lacking worth or basis : vain
: not occupied or employed: such as
: having no employment : inactive
: to spend time in idleness
: to move idly
: to run at low power and often disconnected usually so that power is not used for useful work
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