Die Übersetzung von "menace" - Englisch-Portugiesisch-Wörterbuch


noun uk /ˈmen.ɪs/ us

something that is likely to cause harm

Drunk drivers are a menace to everyone.
Dogs running loose are a public menace.
the menace of industrial pollution

[ no plural ] a dangerous quality that makes you think someone is going to do something bad

He had a slight air of menace which made me uneasy.
He spoke with a hint of menace.

mainly UK informal a person, especially a child, who is very annoying

verb uk /ˈmen.ɪs/ us formal

If someone or something menaces a person or thing, he, she, or it threatens seriously to harm it. to threaten seriously to harm a person or thing

Hurricane Hugo menaced the eastern coast for a week.

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