menacing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /ˈmen.ɪ.sɪŋ/
making you ​think that someone is going to do something ​bad: a menacing ​look/​gesture
adverb uk   us   /-li/
She ​glared menacingly at him.
(Definition of menacing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “menacing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 威胁的, 威吓的, 构成威胁的…
in Turkish tehdit edici, korkutucu, ürkütücü…
in Russian угрожающий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 威脅的, 威嚇的, 構成威脅的…
in Polish groźny…
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