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Meaning of MALTREAT

Pronunciation:  mal'treet

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  treat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"

MALTREAT is a 8 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: abuse, ill-treat, ill-use, mistreat
 See Also: do by, handle, kick around, treat



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mal*treat"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Maltreated}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Maltreating}.] [Mal- + treat: cf. F. maltraiter.]
To treat ill; to abuse; to treat roughly.

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