enabling or encouraging one to browse:
a browsable book; a browsable store.
noun the strap of a horse’s bridle that goes across the forehead Historical Examples The Red Moccasins Morrison Heady The Gringos B. M. Bower
to intimidate by overbearing looks or words; bully: They browbeat him into agreeing. Contemporary Examples Obama and Felipe Calderón Blow Chance to Talk Substance at G-20 John M. Ackerman June 20, 2012 Please Ignore Kristol’s Desire To Bomb Iran Emily L. Hauser December 24, 2012 Historical Examples In a Little Town Rupert Hughes Tom, The […]
to intimidate by overbearing looks or words; bully: They browbeat him into agreeing. Historical Examples Valentine M’Clutchy, The Irish Agent William Carleton verb -beats, -beating, -beat, -beaten (transitive) to discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate v. [I]t appears from the earliest quotations … that the brow in question was that of […]
to intimidate by overbearing looks or words; bully: They browbeat him into agreeing. Contemporary Examples If You Grow Up Indian-American, College Graduation Isn’t Enough Anita Raghavan May 30, 2013 Historical Examples A Pair of Blue Eyes Thomas Hardy The Lost Despatch Natalie Sumner Lincoln When a Man Marries Mary Roberts Rinehart Charles Sumner; his complete […]