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Meaning of MINATORY

Pronunciation:  'minu`towree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clouds"; "the situation became ugly"
 

MINATORY is a 8 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: alarming, baleful, forbidding, menacing, minacious, ominous, sinister, threatening, ugly
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Min"a*to*ry\, a. [L. minatorius, fr. minari to
threaten. See {Menace}.]
Threatening; menacing. --Bacon.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abusive, bludgeoning, blustering, browbeating, bulldozing, bullying, comminatory, denunciatory, fear-inspiring, foreboding, hectoring, imminent, intimidating, lowering, menacing, minacious, ominous, terroristic, terrorizing, threatening, threatful
 

 

 

 

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