-·beat·, -·beat·en, -·beat·ing
to intimidate with harsh, stern looks and talk; bully
transitive verbbrow·beat, brow·beat·en , brow·beat·ing, brow·beats
To intimidate or subjugate by an overbearing manner or domineering speech; bully. See Synonyms at intimidate.
(third-person singular simple present browbeats, present participle browbeating, simple past browbeat, past participle browbeaten)