- menacing; threatening
- conveying or constituting a threat
Origin of minatoryOld French minatoire ; from Late Latin minatorius ; from past participle of Classical Latin minari, to threaten: see menace
Of a menacing or threatening nature; minacious.
Origin of minatoryFrench minatoire, from Late Latin minat&omacron;rius, from Latin minatus, past participle of minar&imacron;, to threaten; see minacious.