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adjective threat·en·ing \ˈthret-niŋ, ˈthre-tən-iŋ\

Definition of threatening

  1. :  expressing or suggesting a threat of harm, danger, etc. received a threatening message a threatening manner :  indicating or suggesting the approach of possible trouble or danger saw threatening clouds on the horizon

threateningly

play \ˈthret-niŋ-lē, ˈthre-tən-iŋ-\ adverb gestured threateningly

First Known Use of threatening

1530



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