verb (used with object), in·tim·i·dat·ed, in·tim·i·dat·ing.
Origin of intimidate
Examples from the Web for intimidating
The mother, Emily Kruse, was charged with obstructing justice and intimidating a witness.
Thanksgiving may be about family, but that comes with an intimidating collection of double-edged swords.
Eventually, Scott began stopping by the offices and intimidating editors into covering his music.It Was All a Dream: Drama, Bullshit, and the Rebirth of The Source Magazine|Alex Suskind|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brienne of Tarth is back on the road—a far more worldly and intimidating figure than her hapless male squire, Podrick Payne.Game of Thrones’ Ep. 5 'First of His Name' Recap: An Ode to the Women of Westeros|Andrew Romano|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The group helped set the pattern Bloomberg is using to lend his intimidating campaign some moral heft.Money and Guns: How We Escape Our Existential Dread|James Poulos|April 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was something conclusive and intimidating about Ellen's look and tone.The Portion of Labor|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
I was on the point of saying this, but Schomberg's stare was intimidating.Falk|Joseph Conrad
She had dignity in spite of her whimsies, but he could not imagine her intimidating even a schoolgirl.Regiment of Women|Clemence Dane
All three started back a little as he drew near; there was something in his unwinking eyes which was intimidating.Jerome, A Poor Man|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
She sipped her drink and wished it was a little more serious and intimidating.Makers|Cory Doctorow