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strong–arm

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adjective \ˈstrȯŋ-ˈärm\

Definition of strong–arm

  1. :  having or using undue force

1897

First Known Use of strong–arm

1897


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strong–arm

transitive verb

Definition of strong–arm

  1. 1a :  to use force on :  assaultb :  bully, intimidate

  2. 2 :  to rob by force

1903

First Known Use of strong–arm

1903


STRONG–ARM Defined for English Language Learners

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strong–arm

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adjective \ˈstrȯŋ-ˈärm\

Definition of strong–arm for English Language Learners

  • : using force or threats to make someone do what is wanted


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strong–arm

transitive verb

Definition of strong–arm for English Language Learners

  • : to use force or threats to make (someone) do what is wanted


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