verb (used with object), brow·beat, brow·beat·en, brow·beat·ing.
Words nearby browbeat
OTHER WORDS FROM browbeatbrow·beat·er, noun
Examples from the Web for browbeating
Instead, they till a middle ground, choosing to teach by example rather than by browbeating.If You Grow Up Indian-American, College Graduation Isn’t Enough|Anita Raghavan|May 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
See here, deacon, if you've been browbeating that child, I may forget that I'm a minister.Polly of the Circus|Margaret Mayo
I put on the sternest appearance I could possibly assume, and then addressed him in browbeating tone in English.Gun running for Casement in the Easter rebellion, 1916|Karl Spindler
A fat, oily-looking man, with (it is evident) a browbeating manner in reserve.Turns about Town|Robert Cortes Holliday