menace

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1 menace /ˈmɛnəs/ noun
plural menaces
1 menace
/ˈmɛnəs/
noun
plural menaces
Learner's definition of MENACE
[count]
: a dangerous or possibly harmful person or thing usually singular often + to
: someone who causes trouble or annoyance usually singular
[noncount] : a dangerous or threatening quality

with menaces

British, law
: with threats : using threatening actions or language
2 menace /ˈmɛnəs/ verb
menaces; menaced; menacing
2 menace
/ˈmɛnəs/
verb
menaces; menaced; menacing
Learner's definition of MENACE
[+ object] somewhat formal
: to threaten harm to (someone or something) often used as (be) menaced

— menacing

adjective [more menacing; most menacing]

— menacingly

/ˈmɛnəsɪŋli/ adverb
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