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using, involving, or threatening the use of physical force or violence to gain an objective:
strong-arm methods.
verb (used with object)
to use violent methods upon; assault.
to rob by force.
to coerce by threats or intimidation; bully:
They strong-armed me into voting for the plan.
(modifier) relating to or involving physical force or violence: strong-arm tactics
(transitive) to show violence towards


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