Meaning of “menace” - Learner’s Dictionary

menace

noun uk us /ˈmenɪs/
DANGER [ C ]

something that is likely to cause harm:

[ usually singular ] Drunk drivers are a menace to everyone.
the menace of industrial pollution
QUALITY [ U ]

a dangerous quality that makes you think someone is going to do something bad:

His eyes were cold and filled with menace.

(Definition of “menace noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)