Synonyms for Browbeat:
n.pester, drag into, force, badger. bludgeon, over, menace. •browbeat (noun)
boss around, bully, ballyrag, hector, strong-arm, push around, bullyrag, swagger.
v.•castigate, nag (verb)
bulldoze, bully, coerce, dragoon, bludgeon, threaten, badger, harass, frighten, hector, intimidate.
daunt, foment, motivate, compel, press, spark, stress, dictate, dragoon, pressure, nag, propel, coerce, urge, incite, impel, drive, hijack, goad, oblige, stimulate, galvanize, push, cause, mandate.
driven, compelled, Galvanized, stimulated, Coerced, Fomented, Incited, pressured, goaded, drove, Nagged, hijacked, dictated, mandated, sparked, Propelled, Pushed, pressed, motivated, daunted, Caused, Urged, impelled, Dragooned, stressed, obliged.
bully, Forewarn, torment, scare, hint, intimidate, bulldoze, frighten, forebode, harass, threaten, admonish, warn.
bullied, Hinted, Foreboded, tormented, scared, threatened, browbeaten, harassed, frightened, intimidated, Bulldozed, admonished, Forewarned.
Usage examples for browbeat
He couldn't browbeat anything! – The Gun-Brand by James B. Hendryx
Above all others, he wuz mean to his twin sister; he looked down on her and browbeat her the worst kind, and felt older than she did, and acted as if she wuz a mere child compared to him, though he wuzn't more'n five minutes older than she wuz, if he wuz that. – Samantha at the World's Fair by Marietta Holley
The life insurance salesman is not attempting to hoodwink, hypnotize, cajole, or browbeat his client in a case where their interests clash, but simply, by skilful setting forth of facts and appeals to the feelings, to persuade his client to act in his own interest. – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb