intimidatory

adjective

in·​tim·​i·​da·​to·​ry in-ˈti-mə-də-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce intimidatory (audio)
: tending or intended to intimidate
intimidatory propaganda

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of intimidatory was circa 1846

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Cite this Entry

“Intimidatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intimidatory. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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