Translation of "accost" - English-Spanish dictionary

accost

verb uk /əˈkɒst/ us /-ˈkɑːst/ formal

to go up to or stop and speak to someone in a threatening way

abordar
I’m usually accosted by beggars and drunks as I walk to the station.

(Translation of “accost” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

accost

verb /əˈkost/

(formal ) to approach and speak to, especially in an unfriendly way

abordar
I was accosted in the street by a man with a knife.

(Translation of “accost” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)