threatening - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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/ˈθret(ə)nɪŋ/
  1. 1
    showing or saying that someone is likely to do something that will harm you

    a threatening look

    She’s been receiving threatening phone calls.

  2. 2
    threatening clouds, skies, or seas show that the weather is likely to be bad

derived word

threateningly

adverb