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strong-arm

adjective \ ˈstrȯŋ-ˈärm \

Definition of strong-arm

: having or using undue force

First Known Use of strong-arm

1897

in the meaning defined above

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strong-arm

verb

Definition of strong-arm

strong-armed; strong-arming; strong-arms
1 a : to use force on : assault
2 : to rob by force

First Known Use of strong-arm

1903

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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STRONG-ARM Defined for English Language Learners

strong-arm

Definition of strong-arm for English Language Learners

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


strong-arm

Definition of strong-arm for English Language Learners

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



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