stare down

stared down; staring down; stares down

Definition of stare down

transitive verb

: to cause to waver or submit by or as if by staring

First Known Use of stare down

1798, in the meaning defined above

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“Stare down.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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