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See the entry forthreatening.
Present participleconjugation ofthreaten.


An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (menacing)
a. amenazante (letter, gesture)
"Get out of my house," Alex told Fred in a threatening tone."Sal de mi casa," Alex le dijo a Fred con tono amenazante.
b. amenazador
Tonya got a threatening phone call telling her to drop the charges.Tonya recibió una llamada amenazadora diciéndole que retirara los cargos.
c. intimidatorio
Sally had her ex-husband arrested for his threatening behavior.Sally logró que arrestaran a su ex esposo por su comportamiento intimidatorio.
2. (ominous)
a. amenazante
Look at those threatening clouds! I think we'd better cancel the game.¡Mira esas nubes amenazantes! Sería mejor que canceláramos el partido.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. amenazante, amenazador(ora)
threatening [ˈθretnɪŋ]
1 (menacing) [+letter, gesture, phone call] amenazador; de amenaza
he gave me a threatening look
[+manner, voice] amenazador
The [voice] was soft, not threatening, almost comforting Charlie's [voice] increased its threatening tone He tried to sound threatening
some men find her threatening algunos hombres se sienten intimidados por ella; threatening behaviour comportamiento (m) intimidatorio; conducta (f) intimidatoria or amenazadora
2 (unpromising) [+clouds, sky] amenazador
the clouds overhead looked threatening
the weather looked threatening amenazaba temporal
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