threateningly Definition

in a menacing or frightening manner.

Using threateningly: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "threateningly" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    He glared at her threateningly.

  • Example

    The dog growled threateningly at the stranger.

  • Example

    She spoke in a low, threateningly calm voice.

threateningly Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for threateningly


Summary: threateningly in Brief

'Threateningly' [ˈθretənɪŋli] is an adverb that describes an action done in a menacing or frightening manner. It is often used to describe a person's behavior or tone of voice, as in 'He glared at her threateningly.'